When is the 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League group stage draw?

The UEFA Europa Conference League will return to the European scene this season, with a brand new set of 32 teams hoping to get their hands on the newly introduced title.

AS Roma were declared the inaugural winners of the competition last season, courtesy of a 1-0 win over Feyenoord. With Jose Mourinho's side set to compete in the Europa League as a result, there will be a brand new name on the trophy come May.

The sides involved with discover their group stage fate later this week, but when exactly will the draw take place? Here is everything that you need to know about the 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League group stage draw.

When is the 2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League group stage draw?

The Conference League 2022-23 group stage draw will take place on Friday, August 26th 2022.

The draw will be conducted on the same day as the Europa League draw, and will take place in Istanbul, the host city for this year's UEFA Champions League final.

The event is scheduled to begin at 2:30pm BST.


2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League seeding

The 32 sides who qualify for the competition will be allocated into four groups of eight, and seeding according to their ranking within the UEFA co-efficient.

The final play-off round is scheduled to take place later this week, and therefore we are unable to provide any finalised seedings currently.

We will update you with all of the information once the final sides have booked their place in the group stage draw.

2022/23 UEFA Europa Conference League key dates

The UEFA Europa Conference League group stage is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 8th.

All of the key dates for this season's competition can be found below:

Group Stage

  • Matchday 1: 8 September 2022
  • Matchday 2: 15 September 2022
  • Matchday 3: 6 October 2022
  • Matchday 4: 13 October 2022
  • Matchday 5: 27 October 2022
  • Matchday 6: 3 November 2022

Knockout Stages

  • Knockout round play-offs: 16 & 23 February
  • Round of 16: 9 & 16 March 2023
  • Quarter-finals: 13 & 20 April 2023
  • Semi-finals: 11 & 18 May 2023
  • Final: 7 June 2023


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