There were loud cheers as host country the Netherlands were drawn in their respective groups. The Dutch men are in Group G and will play the tournament opening game against Northern Ireland. The Dutch women will face Argentina in the opening game in Group A.
The first stage of group play begins in less than six weeks, on Saturday, September 12. Participating men’s teams are divided into eight groups (A through H) of six teams per group. Women’s teams are divided into two groups (A and B) of eight teams per group. Each team will play all the teams in their group.
New groups will be created for the second round of group play based on the final standings in the first stage. All teams will have the opportunity to play for one of eight trophies in the final stage. Teams in the top half of the standings in the second stage are playing for a chance to compete for the Homeless World Cup trophy.
To see the full draw results, click here.
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