Super Falcons draw hosts France in tough 2019 Women's World Cup draw

Super Falcons draw hosts France in tough 2019 Women's World Cup draw

- Nigeria will battle host France in Group A of the 2019 Women's World Cup

- The Falcons also have South Korea and Norway as group opponents

- South Africa will face Germany, China and Spain in Group B while Cameroon tackle Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands in Group E

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will battle host France after the African champions landed in Group A of the 2019 Women's World Cup.

The nine-time African champions will also tackle South Korea and Norway during next year's tournament in France.

Interestingly, the Falcons claimed a ninth continental title out of 11 editions in Ghana last weekend, overcoming South Africa on penalties in the Total Women's Africa Cup of Nations final.

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On the other hand, runners-up South Africa’s Bayana Bayana will battle Germany, China and Spain, in their debut campaign in Group B.

Africa’s third representatives Cameroon are to face the trio of drawn Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands in Group E.

The tournament’s defending champions the United States will play in Group F alongside Sweden, Thailand and Chile.

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Group C will see also see another debutant Jamaica square up against Australia, Italy and Brazil

Group D, have the quartet of England, Scotland, Argentina and Japan battle for honours.

The opening game of the 2019 Fifa Women's World will see hosts France tackle South Korea on June 7 in Paris.

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The tournament is scheduled to hold from June 7 to July 7 in France.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported Nigeria’s Super Falcons dropped one spot, from 38th to 39th, in the latest edition of FIFA Women’s World Ranking (WWR), released on Friday, December 7.

According to FIFA’s official website, the reigning African Women’s Cup of Nations holders, who claimed a record 9th AWCON title in Ghana accumulated 19 points after winning four from five games at the tournament in Ghana.

A further breakdown of the Women’s ranking revealed that the Thomas Dernnerby tutored-side had a total 1,607 points to emerge Africa’s best team and 39th in the world.

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