France coach Didier Deschamps cannot hide FIFA 2014 World Cup draw delight

France will start with Honduras in the south of the country in Porto Alegre on June 15, before going north to Salvador to tackle Switzerland on June 20, and then returning to their base camp in Rio de Janeiro for the final group match against Ecuador on June 25.

updated: December 07, 2013 11:31 IST
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Brazil: Didier DeschampsFrance coach Didier Deschamps could not conceal his glee after seeing his side scoop Switzerland, Ecuador and Honduras in Friday's World Cup draw in Costa do Sauipe.

While England were paired with Italy and Uruguay and Spain saw the Netherlands and Chile drop into their section, France's Group E was widely seen as one of the kinder draws. (Click here for World Cup draws)

And although Deschamps refrained from openly rejoicing in his team's good fortune, he could not help a beaming smile crossing his lips as he answered questions about his team's draw. (England coach Hodgson unhappy)

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