Banyana Banyana have been drawn in a relatively tough Group B for their maiden Fifa Women’s World Cup in France next year.
The Netherlands sealed a spot in the final four of the inaugral Uefa Nations League after they scored two late goals to draw 2-2 with Germany in Gelsenkirchen.
Germany have been relegated from League A of the inaugural Nations League, as a dreadful 2018 for Joachim Low’s side got even worse.
Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay were decisive as Netherlands beat France 2-0 to relegate Germany in the Nations League and give themselves a chance at reaching the Finals.
Manchester City’s Leroy Sane scored his first goal for Germany in his 16th appearance, after being left out of the World Cup squad.
Germany’s 2-1 Nations League away to world champions France on Tuesday saw them suffer a sixth loss in a single calendar year for the first time ever.
France sit four points clear at the top of their Uefa Nations League group after Antoine Griezmann instigated a 2-1 win over Germany.
A second-half brace from Antoine Griezmann saw France come from behind to defeat Germany 2-1 in the Nations League, with a controversial penalty sealing the victory in Paris.
Virgil van Dijk, Memphis Depay and Georginio Wijnaldum all scored to earn Netherlands a 3-0 win over Germany and left Joachim Low’s men still without a win or a goal in the Nations League.
Leroy Sane feels motivated by missing out on Germany’s World Cup squad and the criticism levelled at him by compatriot Toni Kroos.