Draw for the Women’s EHF EURO 2014 Qualification will be held in “Veszprem Arena” on May 26. Host nations, Hungary and Croatia are already qualified for the biggest event after World Championship 2013 in Serbia. Other 14 teams will be known after qualification process. Five group will be consisted from four teams, while two will have only three teams. The best two teams from each group will find their place at the TOURNAMENT.
According to the EHF Women’s National Team Ranking, the teams are divided into four pots.
Pot 1: Norway, Denmark, Montenegro, France, Sweden, Russia, Spain
Pot 2: Romania, Serbia, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Pot 3: FYR Macedonia, Turkey, Slovenia, Poland, Austria, Belarus, Slovakia
Pot 4: Switzerland, Portugal, Italy, Lithuania, Finland
In the first step of the draw the five teams of pot 4 will be drawn to row 4. After that the seven teams of pot 3 will be drawn to row 3. In the third step the seven teams of pot 2 will be drawn to row 2, before the seven teams of pot 1 will be drawn to row 1.