Women's Champions League qualifying report

Gintra, Olimpia Cluj, Ajax, Medyk, Apollon, Minsk, Stjarnan, BIIK, Avaldsnes, PAOK and best runners-up Zürich have progressed from the ten qualifying round groups.

PAOK celebrate scoring in their decider against Sarajvo
PAOK celebrate scoring in their decider against Sarajvo ©Fedja Krvavac

Debutants Ajax are among the 11 teams to have progressed from the UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round to Friday's draw for the last 32.

Qualified teams

Group 1: Gintra Universitetas (LTU)

Group 2: Olimpia Cluj (ROU)

Group 3: Ajax (NED)

Group 4: Medyk Konin (POL)

Group 5: Apollon (CYP)

Group 6: Minsk (BLR), Zürich (SUI)*

Group 7: Stjarnan (ISL)

Group 8: BIIK-Kazygurt (KAZ)

Group 9: Avaldsnes (NOR)

Group 10: PAOK (GRE)

*qualified as runners-up with the best record against the teams first and third in their section

How Lyon won their fourth title last season
How Lyon won their fourth title last season

Bye to round of 32

Lyon (FRA, holders)
Wolfsburg (GER)
FC Rosengård (SWE)
Barcelona (ESP)
Fortuna Hjørring (DEN)
Bayern München (GER)
Brøndby (DEN)
Rossiyanka (RUS)
Manchester City (ENG)
Glasgow City (SCO)
Zvezda-2005 (RUS)
Brescia (ITA)
Slavia Praha (CZE)
Sparta Praha (CZE)
Linköping (SWE)
Chelsea (ENG)
Montpellier (FRA)
LSK Kvinner (NOR)
St. Pölten (AUT)
Atlético Madrid (ESP)
Fiorentina (ITA)

Tournament calendar
Round of 32 draw: 1 September
Round of 32: 4/5 & 11/12 October
Round of 16 draw: 16 October
Round of 16: 8/9 & 15/16 November
Quarter-final & semi-final draw: 24 November
Quarter-finals: 21/22 & 28/29 March
Semi-finals: 21/22 & 28/29 April
Final: 24 May 2018, Valeriy Lobanovskiy Dynamo Stadium, Kyiv

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