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African champions Nigeria will face hosts France at 2019 Ladies’s World Cup

2018-12-08 18:05:01

Nigeria’s triumphant 2018 Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations winners

African champions Nigeria have been drawn in Group A of the 2019 Ladies’s World Cup the place they’ll face the hosts France.

The Tremendous Falcons received a ninth continental title out of 11 editions final weekend, beating South Africa on penalties within the Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations remaining – and also will face South Korea and Norway at subsequent 12 months’s world showpiece occasion.

Debutants South Africa will play in Group B alongside Germany, China and Spain.

Cameroon are drawn in Group E with Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands.

In different attention-grabbing match-ups, England will face neighbours Scotland in Group D, a gaggle which additionally consists of Argentina and Japan.

Defending champions the USA will tackle Sweden, Thailand and Chile in Group F, and Jamaica – who’re additionally debutants – will face Australia, Italy and Brazil in Group C.

The 2019 Fifa Ladies’s World Cup can be held in France from 7 June to 7 July, with hosts France dealing with South Korea within the opening recreation on 7 June in Paris.