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Women's EURO 2021 qualifying draw in full: Northern Ireland in Group C with Wales

Northern Ireland's Simone Magill (right) and Republic of Ireland's Karen Duggan in action last year.
Northern Ireland's Simone Magill (right) and Republic of Ireland's Karen Duggan in action last year.

Northern Ireland have been drawn alongside Wales in Group C in the UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifying campaign.

Alfie Wylie's women will also come up against Norway, Belarus and the Faroe Islands.

The finals are due to be played in England, with the exempt hosts joined by all nine of the qualifying group winners, the three best runners-up and three play-off winners. The six group runners-up who do not qualify automatically will enter the play-offs.

Northern Ireland were included in the pot of fourth seeds, based on their coefficient ranking.

The Republic of Ireland, who entered the draw amongst the third seeds, will face Germany, Ukraine, Greece and Montenegro in Group I.

Scotland, among the first seeds, are in Group E alongside Finland, Portugal, Albania and Cyprus.

Fixture dates are still to be confirmed.

UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifying draw in full

Group A: Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo, Estonia

Group B: Italy, Denmark, Bosnia & Herzegovinia, Israel, Malta, Georgia

Group C: Norway, Wales, Belarus, Northern Ireland, Faroe Islands

Group D: Spain, Czech Republic, Poland, Moldova, Azerbaijan

Group E: Scotland, Finland, Portugal, Albania, Cyprus

Group F: Sweden, Iceland, Hungary, Slovakia, Latvia

Group G: France, Austria, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Macedonia

Group H: Switzerland, Belgium, Romania, Croatia, Lithuania

Group I: Germany, Ukraine, Republic of Ireland, Greece, Montenegro

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