Scotland Under-19s will travel to Croatia in March in their bid to qualify for the 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship Finals.

Scot Gemmill’s side must overcome Belgium, Bulgaria and the group hosts for a place at the finals with the group winners progressing.

The elite round matches will be played between 23rd and 28th March 2016.

Germany will host the eight-team finals in July, which also acts as a qualification round for the 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

Elsewhere, Scotland Under-17s have been drawn against Czech Republic, Denmark and Bulgaria in their elite round.

Czech Republic will host the group, with matches being played between 28th March and 2nd April 2016.

The eight group winners and seven best runners-up will qualify for the finals 16-team finals in Azerbaijan which take place in May 2016.

For the 2016/17 competitions, Scotland Under-19s will begin their qualification campaign against Israel, Liechtenstein and Andorra (hosts) next October, and Scotland Under-17s will face Portugal (hosts), Wales and Malta next September.

2015/16 UEFA European Under-19 Championship Elite Round (Group 5): Belgium, Croatia, Scotland, Bulgaria
Dates: 23, 25, 28 March 2016 (Croatia)

2015/16 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Elite Round (Group 1): Czech Republic, Denmark, Switzerland, Scotland
Dates: 28, 30 March and 1 April 2016 (Czech Republic)

2016/17 UEFA European Under-19 Championship Qualifying Round (Group 3):
Israel, Scotland, Liechtenstein, Andorra
Dates: 25, 27, 30 October 2016 (Andorra)

2016/17 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Qualifying Round (Group 10): Scotland, Portugal, Wales, Malta
Dates: 16, 18, 21 September 2016 (Portugal)