NYON, Switzerland—The qualifying draw for the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer tournament took place on Friday when 53 teams were split into six pots that will eventually form nine groups – eight of six countries and one of five.
Armenia appeared in Pot 4 together with Montenegro, Scotland, Finland, Latvia, Wales, Bulgaria, Estonia and Belarus.
There are no restrictions on the draw other than seeding, though for political reasons the UEFA Executive Committee has ruled that Azerbaijan cannot meet Armenia, and Spain cannot play Gibraltar.
The results of the draw are the following.
Pot 1: Spain (champions), Germany, Netherlands, Italy, England, Portugal, Greece, Russia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pot 2: Ukraine, Croatia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Republic of Ireland
Pot 3: Serbia, Turkey, Slovenia, Israel, Norway, Slovakia, Romania, Austria, and Poland
Pot 4: Montenegro, Armenia, Scotland, Finland, Latvia, Wales, Bulgaria, Estonia, and Belarus
Pot 5: Iceland, Northern Ireland, Albania, Lithuania, Moldova, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Cyprus
Pot 6: Luxembourg, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Faroe Islands, Malta, Andorra, San Marino, and Gibraltar