(CNN)Host squad France will face South Korea in the first match of the Women's World Cup when the tournament kicks off June 7 in Paris.
England has been drawn into a competitively and geographically interesting group: The bronze medalists from last tournament are with 2015 runners-up Japan as well as rival neighbors and Women's World Cup debutants Scotland.
And World No. 1 and defending champion United States has drawn Sweden in the group stage for the fifth straight time -- and sixth since 1991 -- in women's football's biggest event.
The draw for the competition's eighth edition took place Saturday evening at La Seine Musicale arts center in Paris.
Twenty-four teams were drawn into six groups for the tournament, which will be held in nine French host cities from June 7 to July 7. Each team will play each member of their group, before the top two in each group and some third-place teams advance to a knockout stage.
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