1982 UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship

1982 UEFA European Under-16 Championship
Campionato di calcio europeo Under-16 1982
Tournament details
Host country Italy
Dates May 5–7
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy (1st title)
Runners-up West Germany
Third place Yugoslavia
Fourth place Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored (1.5 per match)

The 1982 UEFA European Under-16 Championship was the first UEFA European Under-17 Championship. Italy was the host of the championship. The tournament took place from May 5 to May 7, 1982. Four teams entered the competition, after playing one qualifying stage and quarterfinals.

Italy won the final against West Germany.



The final tournament of the 1982 UEFA European Under-16 Championship was preceded by two qualification stages: a qualifying round and quarterfinals. During these rounds, 26 national teams competed to determine the four teams that played the tournament.


  • Finland
  • Italy
  • West Germany
  • Yugoslavia


Semi-finals Final
5 May – Falconara
 Italy  1 (4)  
 Finland  1 (2)  
7 May – Falconara
     Italy  1
   West Germany  0
Third place
5 May – Senigallia 7 May – Falconara
 West Germany  2  Yugoslavia  0 (4)
 Yugoslavia  1    Finland  0 (2)


5 May 1982
1 – 1 Finland
4 – 2
5 May 1982
2 – 1 Yugoslavia

Third place match

7 May 1982
0 – 0 Finland
4 – 2


7 May 1982
1 – 0 West Germany


  • UEFA.com
  • RSSSF.com
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