Banyana Banyana have been drawn in a relatively tough Group B for their maiden Fifa Women’s World Cup in France next year.
The South African Women’s national team will face the likes of powerhouses Germany, Spain and China in their group.
Desiree Ellis’ side qualified for the global tournament after finishing as runners-up to eventual champions Nigeria in the African Women’s Cup of Nations.
Banyana, along with Nigeria and Cameroon, are the only nations that will be representing Africa at the global showpiece in France.
The Fifa Women’s World Cup is scheduled to get under way from 7 June and will conclude with the final on 7 July.
Fifa Women’s World Cup draw:
France, Korea, Norway, Nigeria.
Germany, China, Spain, South Africa.
Australia, Italy, Brazil, Jamaica.
England, Scotland, Argentina, Japan.
United States, Thailand, Chile, Sweden
. @Banyana_Banyana will face Spain in their opening match of the 2019 @FIFAWWC in Le Havre, followed by China in Paris on 13 June, then Germany in Montpellier on 17 June @SAFA_net @SasolLeague @SasolSA #limitless pic.twitter.com/NT6wR0VJyE
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