• Friday Jul 06, 2012

    US, N. Korea to meet at U-17 Women's WC

    BAKU, Azerbaijan - CONCACAF champion the United States will face France, Gambia and North Korea in the first round of the Under-17 Women's World Cup, finishing the opening stage against the Koreans in a rematch of the 2008 championship final.

    Friday's draw in Baku also pitted CONCACAF runner-up Canada against the host Azerbaijanis, Colombia and Nigeria in Group A, while Mexico was placed in Group C with New Zealand, Brazil and 2010 runner-up Japan.

    The Americans, which fell to North Korea in extra time in 2008, will start against France on September 22, the opening day of the tournament against France in Group B in Lankaran, Azerbaijan. Earlier that day, Canada will face Nigeria in the capital of Baku.

    Mexico will begin play a day later in Baku against New Zealand.

    Two teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals on October 4-5 with the semifinals set for October 9 and the final and third-place matches scheduled for four days later.

    U-17 Women's World Cup
    Draw Results
    Group A
    Azerbaijan
    Colombia
    Nigeria
    Canada

    Group B
    France
    United States
    North Korea
    Gambia

    Group C
    Mexico
    New Zealand
    Brazil
    Japan

    Group D
    Uruguay
    China
    Ghana
    Germany

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