The Belgian national under-19 football team started qualifying for the European Championship of the Year in Slovakia with a 1-5 victory over Azerbaijan on Wednesday evening in Wiltz, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg .
The coach’s U19s Wesley sonck were down 1-0 in the middle of the first half, but were reversed already before the break thanks to goals from Johan bakayoko (35th) and Tuur Rommens (36th). The victory was no longer in doubt after the Anderlecht’s achievements Mario stroeykens (70th) and Genkois Luca Oyen (73rd). Damadayev brought the final score to 1-5 following a but against his camp (85th).
Belgium shares the lead of Group 8, after a day, with Spain who provided the minimum against Luxembourg (2-1).
The young Devils have Saturday against Luxembourg. On Tuesday, the group stage will end with the top game against Spain.
The top two in each group qualify for the Elite round, as does the third-ranked team with the best results against the top two in its group. Portugal, ranked world number 1, is formed from the qualifying round and will join the competition from the Elite round.
The U19 European Championship will take place from June 18 to 1, 2022 in Slovakia, directly qualified as the host country.