Intriguing groups drawn for PNG2016

Hosts Papua New Guinea, meanwhile, face a series of intriguing challenges against Brazil, Sweden and Korea DPR in Group A. They will contest the tournament’s opening match against Brazil on 13 November.
“The U-20 Women’s World Cup is a great event,” FIFA President Gianni Infantino said. “I’ve been to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and it was a great experience. I can tell you the weather will be beautiful. What will be even more beautiful is that Papua New Guinea will greet the world and the world will discover Papua New Guinea. I’m sure Papua New Guinea will excel and I’m sure the 16 teams will as well on the pitch.”
Full draw
Group A
Papua New Guinea
Brazil
Sweden
Korea DPR
Group B
Spain
Canada
Japan
Nigeria
Group C
France
USA
Ghana
New Zealand
Group D
Germany
Venezuela
Mexico
Korea Republic
Story courtesy of FIFA. For more on the world game visit www.fifa.com


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