Top-ranked US in tough draw for cup

The top-ranked United States got a tough draw last Sunday for this year's Women's Football World Cup. They are placed in Group B with Sweden, North Korea and Nigeria.

The top-ranked United States got a tough draw last Sunday for this year's Women's Football World Cup. They are placed in Group B with Sweden, North Korea and Nigeria.

Sweden were the runners-up at the 2003 World Cup and ranked no 4 by world governing body Fifa. North Korea are ranked no 5, Asia's top team. The US, one of the four seeded teams this year, have won the World Cup twice - the inaugural tournament in 1991 and again in '99. Norway won in 1995 and Germany are the defending champions. -Sapa-AP

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