Spain & France drawn together in Under-20 World Cup

The draw for this summer's youth tournament in Turkey was held in Istanbul on Monday, and all 24 teams - including England, Portugal and Uruguay - now know their opponents
Spain have been drawn with France in the group stage of the Under-20 World Cup to be held in Turkey this summer.

The European giants are joined by USA and an as-yet-undecided African nation in Group A, while Group B will see 1991 winners Portugal take on Asian entrants South Korea, Concacaf qualifiers Cuba and a CAF Under-20 Championship qualifier.

Group C is the only one to have every entrant confirmed as of the draw on March 25, which includes hosts Turkey, North American minnows El Salvador, South American side Colombia and AFC opponent Australia.

Mexico, Greece, Paraguay and a CAF qualifier make up Group D, while Uefa entrant England have been drawn against Iraq, Chile and the winner of this month's CAF Under-20 Championship in Group E.

Finally, Monday afternoon's draw from Istanbul saw Fiji or New Zealand placed with Uzbekistan, Uruguay and Croatia in Group F.

The four CAF teams to have secured a spot in the event are already confirmed - Egypt, Ghana, Mali and Nigeria - but their group allocation will be set by Fifa on March 30.

Brazil and Argentina have dominated this event in the past two decades but both countries failed to qualify for the finals in Turkey, leaving Spain, Portugal and Ghana as the only winners in the tournament's 36-year history to be definitely taking part in the 2013 iteration.

The tournament will run from June 21 to July 13.