The draw for the UEFA EURO 2024 play-offs took place on November 23, 2023, at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, setting the stage for the final three spots in the upcoming European Championship tournament. The twelve participants of the play-offs were selected based on their performance in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League.

Path A: Wales/Finland vs Poland/Estonia

The first path features Wales and Finland, who were the third-placed teams in Nations League Groups A3 and A2 respectively, facing off against Poland and Estonia, who were the second-placed teams in Nations League Groups B2 and B1 respectively. The winners of these semi-finals will then meet in the final to determine the first play-off winner.

Path B: Bosnia and Herzegovina/Ukraine vs Israel/Iceland

The second path features Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ukraine, who were the third-placed teams in Nations League Groups B3 and B4 respectively, facing off against Israel and Iceland, who were the second-placed teams in Nations League Groups C2 and C1 respectively. The winners of these semi-finals will then meet in the final to determine the second play-off winner.

Path C: Georgia/Luxembourg vs Greece/Kazakhstan

The third and final path features Georgia and Luxembourg, who were the third-placed teams in Nations League Groups C3 and C4 respectively, facing off against Greece and Kazakhstan, who were the second-placed teams in Nations League Groups D2 and D1 respectively. The winners of these semi-finals will then meet in the final to determine the third play-off winner.

Significance of the Draw

The UEFA EURO 2024 play-off draw is significant as it sets the stage for the final three spots in the upcoming European Championship tournament. The twelve participating teams will be vying for their chance to compete on the biggest stage in European football.

Looking Ahead

The UEFA EURO 2024 play-off matches will take place in March 2024, with the exact dates and venues to be confirmed at a later date. The winners of the play-offs will join the 20 teams that have already qualified for the tournament, with the final draw for the group stage taking place in December 2023.

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