Banyana, Nigeria Drawn In Same AWCON Group

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South African Senior Women’s National Team, Banyana Banyana were drawn in the same group as Nigeria, neighbours Botswana and Burundi in Group C of the Women’s African Cup of Nations at a draw conducted on Friday night.

The tournament will be hosted by Morocco between 2nd to the 22nd of July 2022.

Banyana reached the final in 2018 but lost to the Nigeria on penalties. However, second place was still good enough for Banyana to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Banyana will play Nigeria in their opening match on 4 July 2022, before battling Burundi on 7 July 2022. They will conclude the group stage against Botswana on 10 July 2022.

Full AWCON draw:

GROUP A: Morocco, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Uganda

GROUP B: Cameroon, Zambia, Tunisia, Togo

GROUP C: Nigeria, South Africa, Burundi, Botswana

Written by: Diski Voice