UEFA Conference League 2023-22 Schedule: Full Fixtures, Draw Dates & All We Know
The Inaugural season of Conference League, UEFA’s newly formed club football league, is all set to take place. The Europa Conference league was formed to give the lower-ranked UEFA member nations their fair share of European football. The 2023-22 Conference League is the first season of the tournament. Here is everything you need to know about the UEFA Conference League 2023-22 schedule.
The qualification round of the Conference league is currently in action since 6 July and will be played till 26 August 2023. The actual Tournament is set to commence from 16 September and will be played till 25 May 2023. The Conference League final will be played at the Arena Kombëtare in Tirana, Albania.
The qualification and preliminary rounds of the Conference will feature 181 teams from 54 member nations.
The proper tournament will begin with 32 teams, and 8 more teams eliminated from the Europa League will enter the Conference League group stage.
- Nations ranked 1 to 5 will have one team.
- Nations ranked 6 to 15 will have two teams.
- Nations ranked 16 to 50 will have three teams.
- Nations ranked 51 to 55 will have two teams.
Unlike the Europa League and the Champions League, the Conference League will not have direct qualification for the group stages. All the teams will have to undergo a play-off round to secure qualification and play in the tournament.
READ: Europa League 2023-22 Fixtures: Draw Dates, Schedule and Teams List
UEFA Conference League 2023-22 Draw Dates
|Play-offs||2nd August 2023|
|Group Stage||27th August 2023|
|Knockout round play-offs –||13th December 2023|
|Round of 16||25th February 2023|
|Quarter-finals||18th March 2023|
|Semi-finals||18th March 2023|
UEFA Conference League 2023-22 Schedule
The playoff round of the conference league is ready to kickstart. The first leg of the matches will be played on 19 August, while the second leg will be played on 26 August. Winners of the Playoff round will advance to the group stage of the tournament.
Here are full playoff fixtures
|Žalgiris Vilnius (LTU) vs Bodø/Glimt (NOR)|
|Neftçi (AZE) vs Maccabi Haifa (ISR)|
|Flora Tallinn (EST) vs Shamrock Rovers (IRL)|
|Riga (LVA) vs Lincoln Red Imps (GIB)|
|Fola Esch (LUX) vs Kairat Almaty (KAZ)|
|Qarabağ (AZE) vs Aberdeen (SCO)|
|Basel (SUI) vs Hammarby (SWE)|
|Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) vs CSKA-Sofia (BUL)|
|Paços de Ferreira (POR) vs Tottenham (ENG)|
|Rennes (FRA) vs Rosenborg (NOR)|
|Anderlecht (BEL) vs Vitesse (NED)|
|LASK (AUT) vs St Johnstone (SCO)|
|Shakhter Karagandy (KAZ) vs Maccabi Tel-Aviv (ISR)|
|PAOK (GRE) vs Rijeka (CRO)|
|KuPS Kuopio (FIN) vs Union Berlin (GER)|
|Feyenoord (NED) vs Elfsborg (SWE)|
|Raków Czestochowa (POL) vs Gent (BEL)|
|Sivasspor (TUR) vs Copenhagen (DEN)|
|Santa Clara (POR) vs Partizan (SRB)|
|Trabzonspor (TUR) vs Roma (ITA)|
|Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) vs Anorthosis Famagusta (CYP)|
|Jablonec (CZE) vs Žilina (SVK)|
Conference league live streaming 2023/22
Sony Pictures Network will broadcast the matches in India.
BT Sport holds the rights to the conference league in the UK.
CBS and TUDN will broadcast the matches in the USA.