2022/23 UEFA Nations League draw: when and where?
The draw for the 2022/23 UEFA Nations League championship phase will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 6 p.m. local time (HEC).
In the United States, it is 12 p.m. ET and 9 a.m. PT. In the United Kingdom, it is 5 p.m. (GMT).
Find out what time the draw starts if you are elsewhere in the world.
How to follow the draw for the League of Nations?
The draw for the 2022/23 Nations League championship phase will be broadcast live on the UEFA website. You can also follow live coverage of the event here at AS USA.
How will the raffle work?
The 55 Nations League countries will be divided into four leagues – A, B, C and D – according to their classification in UEFA 2022/23 Access List. In turn, each league will be divided into four groups of four (except for League D, which will be made up of two groups: one in four and one in three).
In leagues A, B and C, the teams will be placed in four pots for Thursday’s draw, while Nations of League D will be separated into two pots, one in four and one in three. The composition of the pots will be based on the results of the countries in the Nations League 2020/21.
In the first three leagues, a team from pots 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be drawn in each group. In League D, two teams from Pot 1 and Pot 2 will be placed in Group D1, and two teams from Pot 1 will be joined by a team from Pot 2 in Group D2.
2022/23 Nations League draw pots
Pot 1: France, Spain, Italy, Belgium
Pot 2: Portugal, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany
Pot 3: England, Poland, Switzerland, Croatia
Pot 4: Wales, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary
Pot 1: Ukraine, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland
Pot 2: Finland, Norway, Scotland, Russia
Pot 3: Israel, Romania, Serbia, Republic of Ireland
Pot 4: Slovenia, Montenegro, Albania, Armenia
NB: For political reasons, Ukraine and Russia cannot be brought together
Pot 1: Turkey, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Northern Ireland
Pot 2: Greece, Belarus, Luxembourg, North Macedonia
Pot 3: Lithuania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kosovo
Pot 4: Kazakhstan / Moldova *, Cyprus / Estonia *, Gibraltar, Faroe Islands
Pot 1: Kazakhstan / Moldova *, Cyprus / Estonia *, Liechtenstein, Malta
Pot 2: Latvia, San Marino, Andorra
* Depending on the results of the teams play-offs in March 2022
When will the championship phase take place?
The 2022/23 Nations League phase of the championship, in which the teams will face the other three countries in their group at home and away, is scheduled to be played on the following dates in June and September 2022:
Days 1 and 2: 2-8 June
Third and fourth days: June 8-14
Fifth and sixth days: September 22-27
The four group winners of League A will then advance to the Nations League finals., which will take place from June 14-18, 2023. One of the four finalists will be chosen as the host of the knockout mini-tournament.