To this end, they finished the group stage in third of Group C with three points from three games and were rewarded with a seventh-place clash with the Asians, who finished third in Group B.
The meeting between the two sides will take place at the Tassos Markos Stadium in Paralimni at 2 pm Nigerian time. The meeting will be the first between the two France-bound campaigners.
Banyana Banyana will engage the Finnish side for the second time in the tournament after both teams played out a 2-2 draw in their Group A opener.
Desiree Ellis' side went on to suffer back-to-back defeats, losing 4-1 to Korea DPR and 2-1 to the Czech Republic, while the Pearl Owls bowed 2-1 to the Asians and 1-0 to the Europeans.
The ninth-place match will be the third meeting between the two nations at the Cyprus Cup since 2015, with the Europeans winning the first meeting 2-1.
The clash scheduled to take place at the Tassos Markou Stadium and will kick off at 11 am South African time in Paralimni, where Nigeria take on Thailand moments later.