#TotalAWCON18 : Holders Nigeria start against South Africa

The draw for the Total 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations was made in Accra on Sunday night, pitting reigning champions Nigeria against South Africa, Zambia and Kenya in Group B.

Hosts, Ghana kick off the competition against Algeria at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday 17 November, with Mali and Cameroon the other teams in Group A.

Nigeria – who start against South Africa – are the highest ranked nation in the finals and have been champions in ten of the twelve editions of the tournament, while Cameroon are the only other side to have qualified on every occasion.

Click here for the full fixture list.

The two finalists and winners of the third-place play off will qualify for the 2019 FIFA W0men’s World Cup.

Upcoming Events

Would you like to read more women’s football news just like this? Sign up to receive the She Kicks Women’s Football newsletter