Draw for EHF EURO 2014 qualification Groups will take place in Copenhagen.
28 teams will play in seven groups of four with the top two teams and the best ranked third team qualifying for the final tournament. 15 places are available, with Denmark already qualified as host.
They will be completed by the four winners and the two best ranked second places of the four qualification tournaments (phase 1).
The teams are divided into four pots according to the EHF Men’s National Team Ranking:
Pot 1: CRO, FRA, ESP, ISL, POL, SRB, GER
Pot 2: HUN, NOR, SWE, SLO, MKD, CZE, AUT
Pot 3: RUS, SVK, POR, LTU, MNE, NED, BLR
Pot 4: BIH, winner of qualification 1 – group A, winner of qualification 1 – group B, winner of qualification 1 – group C, winner of qualification 1 – group D, best 2nd ranked place and 2nd best ranked 2nd place qualification 1