/ 18 December 2013

32 Nations, Group E: Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras

We’re coming down the home stretch now – just three groups left to get us all the way to 32 teams. As I was working on these designs before the draw, I frequently wondered what configurations would create my favorite design group. I was thinking it would have a world power or two, maybe an interesting underdog, or an especially diverse color palette. I wasn’t even close to guessing that it would be a group made up of Switzerland, Ecuador, France and Honduras. But here we are: front to back, this group is my favorite collection of the 32 Nations project.

(Where do I see the teams finishing? I’ll give Ecuador and France the nod to move on, with Honduras spoiling Switzerland’s Cup.)

Let’s get to the designs.


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