The draw for the 2nd men’s European U15 Championship has been held in Belgrade, where the LEN Champions League F8 has been played this weekend.
The championship will be held in Loule (Portugal) between July 4 and 11.
Sixteen teams will take part. The top four teams from the first-ever European U15 Championships, held in Burgas (Bulgaria), two years ago – Hungary, Montenegro, Italy, and Greece – were seeded in the first pot of the draw.
Reigning champion Hungary will play in Group D. The Hungarians’ rivals will be Georgia, Croatia, and Poland. Host Portugal was drawn into Group A, with silver-medalist from Burgas Montenegro, Russia, and Germany.
Group A: Montenegro, Portugal, Russia, Germany
Group B: Italy, Spain, Malta, Romania
Group C: Greece, Serbia, Turkey, France
Group D: Hungary, Georgia, Croatia, Poland
The qualifications for the U15 European Championship were completed last week