UEFA development tournament U-16 | Minsk 30 April - 4 may 2019

UEFA U-16 development tournament in Minsk

From April 30 till May 4, Minsk will host the UEFA development tournament among junior teams, which include players no older than 2003 date of birth.

UEFA holds similar tournaments for boys and girls as part of a program to develop football in Europe.

International matches for young players is an opportunity to gain valuable gaming experience.

The age category up to 16 years is also not chosen by chance. According to UEFA, this is the key period of development of football players, which will allow them to reach the highest level.

And, importantly, development tournaments are the preparation of football players for participation in the UEFA championships in the younger age group U-17 and WU-17.

In the youth development tournament, are: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova and the Solomon Islands.

Immediately after the end of the youth tournament, the development tournament starts for girls U -16 from 6 to 11 May 2019. Participating teams: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and the Faroes.