The draw for the beach soccer competition at the Minsk 2019 European Games took place at Dinamo Stadium in the Belarusian capital.
This year will be "momentous for the sports history of Belarus", Minsk 2019 chief executive George Katulin has predicted.
Euronews are set to provide coverage of Minsk 2019's preparations for the second edition of the European Games after agreeing a partnership with organisers.
There is nothing like visiting a new country to see things from a different perspective.
Organisers of the second edition of the European Games in Minsk admit there is still a lot to do to publicise next year's event and have vowed to work along sporting and national associations to widen their appeal.
George Katulin, chief executive of the 2019 European Games in Minsk, has been re-appointed secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOC Belarus).
Dates for the Minsk 2019 European Games have been confirmed here today, with the second edition of the multi-sport event due to run from June 21 to 30.
Belarus' George Katulin has chaired an annual meeting of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Olympic Games Commission in Minsk as the countdown to Rio 2016 passes the 100 day marker.