League D Group 1 Nations League
Nations League 2018-2019: Who wins League D Group 1?
UEFA Nations League will be played by senior men's national teams of the member associations of UEFA. There are 4 groups in League D with each group having four national teams. The group champions of each group in League D will be promoted to League C for the next UEFA Nations League in 2020-21. Since this is the last league of the competition, there is no relegation from this league.
All of the four teams of Group 1 in League D are very low in the FIFA world rankings, being outside of the top 100.
Since 1996, Georgia have tried to qualify for every World Cup and European Championship but failed to qualify every time. They were fifth in their group for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers. UEFA Nations League will be their first major competition. Former Slovakia head coach, Vladimír Weiss is the current head coach of Georgia. Jaba Kankava is the captain of the side. Georgia are ranked 101st in the FIFA world rankings.
Latvia have never qualified for the World Cup. But they have qualified for the European Championship in 2004. Back then, their head coach was Aleksandrs Starkovs. Latvia hired him again as the head coach in 2017. Latvia didn't qualify for the upcoming FIFA World Cup. But they will be determined to win the group in UEFA Nations League. FC Zurich goalkeeper, Andris Vaņins is the captain of the side. Latvia are ranked 131st in the FIFA world rankings.
Kazakhstan were a part of the Asian Football Confederations but later joined the UEFA. They are yet to qualify for any World Cup or European Championship. For the World Cup 2018 qualifiers, Kazakhstan won 0 matches out of 10 and lost 7 of them. After their disappointing qualifiers, they have appointed Stanimir Stoilov, a former Bulgarian manager as their head coach. Bauyrzhan Islamkhan is the captain of the side. Kazakhstan are ranked 136th in the FIFA world rankings.
Since the qualifying rounds of Euro 2000, Andorra have played in the qualifiers of every World Cup and European Championship but failed to go through to the finals of any of those competitions. Andorra won only 1 out of 10 matches for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers. Former Andorran player Koldo is the head coach of the national team since 2010. The most capped player and the all-time top scorer for Andorra Ildefons Lima is the captain of the side. Andorra are ranked 130th in the FIFA world rankings.