Meet the Women’s Under-17 finalists: Group B

Schedule
22 June:
Republic of Ireland v France (Kópavogsvöllur, 13.00), Switzerland v Norway (Kópavogsvöllur, 19.00)
25 June: Republic of Ireland v Switzerland (Víkingsvöllur, 13.00), France v Norway (Víkingsvöllur, 19.00)
28 June: Norway v Republic of Ireland (Kópavogsvöllur, 13.00), France v Switzerland (Fylkisvöllur, 13.00)

Republic of Ireland
Final tournament appearances: 2
Best performance: Runners-up 2009/10

Qualifying round: Lithuania 2-0, Romania 2-0, Serbia 1-1 (Group 4 winners)
Elite round: England 2-0, Netherlands 0-0, Hungary 0-0 (Group 2 runners-up)

Qualifying top scorer: Sarah McKevitt 2
Key fact:
Qualified as elite round best runners-up.

France
Final tournament appearances: 6
Best performance: Runners-up 2007/08, 2010/11, 2011/12

Qualifying round: bye
Elite round: Poland 2-0, Slovakia 1-0, Scotland 3-1 (Group 6 winners)

Qualifying top scorer: Marie-Antoinette Katoto 3
Key fact:
No other team has reached multiple finals without winning the trophy.

Switzerland
Final tournament appearances: 2
Best performance: Fourth place 2011/12

Qualifying round: Azerbaijan 5-0, Portugal 2-1, Hungary 3-0 (Group 3 winners)
Elite round: Serbia 8-1, Turkey 4-0, Finland 4-0 (Group 1 winners)

Qualifying top scorer: Camille Surdez 9
Key fact:
Surdez is one goal behind this season’s competition top scorer Signe Bruun of non-qualifiers Denmark.

Norway
Final tournament appearances:
2
Best performance: Fourth place 2008/09

Qualifying round: Greece 1-0, Faroe Islands 4-0, Italy 0-2 (Group 9 runners-up)
Elite round: Austria 3-2, Denmark 1-0, Sweden 1-1 (Group 5 winners)

Qualifying top scorer: Ingrid Kvernvolden, Emilie Nautnes, Andrea Wilmann 2
Key fact:
Lost 3-1 to France for third place in 2009.