Dutch women draw hosts Canada in 2015 football World Cup

The Dutch women’s football team have drawn host country Canada, China and New Zealand in the group stage of the 2015 World Cup.

It is the first time the Netherlands, ranked 15th in the World have qualified for the women’s football World Cup. Canada is eighth in the world rankings, China 14th and New Zealnd 19th. Japan are the defending champions.

The tournament starts on June 6 and the final is on July 5 in Calgary.

Last week Uefa said the Netherlands will host the women’s European championships in 2017.

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