USWNT Draws Colombia, North Korea and Sweden In World Cup Group

It's might be debatable whether or not the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team drew the "group of death", but their group doesn't exactly look like a cakewalk either.

The average FIFA ranking of Group C is 10.75, the best average ranking of any group and has three of the world's top six ranked teams.

The U.S., currently ranked No. 1, will open group play against North Korea, the world's sixth ranked team. Sweden, the No. 4 team in the world, will play Colombia (No. 32).

The only other group to have more than two of the world's top 10 teams is Group A, which is where CONCACAF champion Canada ended up being slotted. They'll play the world's No. 2 team, Germany, in the tournament's opener.

Canada is ranked No. 9, and is joined by No. 8 France and No. 27 Nigeria, the top team in Africa.

The other CONCACAF qualifier, Mexico, was placed in Group B, along with Japan (No. 5), New Zealand (No. 23) and England (No. 10).

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