PNG to take on Brasil in FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup opening match
The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has taken place at the Home of FIFA, with the pick of the sections pairing Japan with Nigeria and France with USA.
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."
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