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Banyana Banyana's 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup group revealed

7:30 PM GMT 08/12/2018
Banyana Banyana v Mali, November 2018
The 2018 Cosafa Women's Championship winners have been pitted against quality opposition

South Africa have learned their group opponents at the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup.

Nicknamed Banyana Banyana, South Africa qualified for the global tournament after reaching the final of the recent 2019 Caf Africa Women's Cup of Nations (Awcon).

They finished as runners-up after losing to the defending champions Nigeria in an entralling final which was played in Ghana's capital city, Accra.

Banyana, who will be making their debut appearance in the World Cup, have been pitted against Germany, China and Spain in Group B.

The competition will be hosted by France between 7 June and 7 July 2019.

The draw took place in France's capital city, Paris on Saturday evening, where the opening game will take place.

Banyana will open their Group B campaign against European side Spain at the Stade Océane in the city of Le Havre on June 8.

The Southern African giants' second match of the competition will be against the 1999 World Cup runners-up China at the Parc des Princes in Paris on June 13.

They will then wrap up their group stage campaign with an encounter against two-time World Cup winners Germany at the Stade de la Mosson in the city of Montpellier on June 17.

Africa will be represented by three nations at the tournament, namely Banyana, Cameroon and Nigeria.