Banyana in pot four for WC draw

Banyana Banyana have been assigned pot four ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup draw in Paris on Saturday.

The senior women’s team qualified for the World Cup by reaching the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations final in Ghana, making history by becoming the first generation of Banyana players to book a spot at the global showpiece.

The World Cup in 2019 will be played in France from June 7 to July 7 and Banyana could find themselves in a tough group with powerhouses such as the USA, Germany and the tournament hosts.

Banyana are in pot four with Nigeria, Cameroon, Argentina, Chile and Jamaica.

The pots are determined by rankings, with Banyana currently 48th in the world.

Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has travelled to Paris for the draw.

WC draw pots
Pot 1: France, Germany, USA, England, Canada, Australia
Pot 2: Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Brazil, Spain, Norway
Pot 3: Korea Republic, China PR, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, Thailand
Pot 4: Argentina, Chile, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Jamaica




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