The Dutch football then hear which countries they upcoming summer meet in the group stage of the global final tournament. Orange has for the second time and placed for the world cup, in which 24 countries will compete.
The draw at the futuristic music-La Seine Musical in the French capital, Paris starts on the 8th of december at 18.00 hours. The presentation is in the hands of the French sports journalist Denis Brogniart and Amanda Davies, a British tv presenter of CNN. Two ex-footballers, the British Alex Scott and the Frenchman Louis Saha, have charge of the draw. They get the assistance of the prominent figures Deschamps, Won, Mia Hamm, Michael Essien, Aya Miyama, Steffi Jones, and the French paralympic ski professionals Marie Bochet.
The world cup is from 7 June to 7 July and will be played in nine French cities: Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes.