Due to Fifa's seeding system England could be handed a difficult draw, but Mr Hodgson insisted he was "excited" and not worried about finding out his side's opponents.
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The ashes of backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung who was stabbed to death in Australia will be scattered around the world, her mother has said.
Around 60 people were also injured in the attack in the port city of Aden.
The British Medical Association also called for doctors to have no more than 25 consultations a day to reduce the burden placed on them.