Cup holders, Nigeria have been paired against Ghana, Kenya and Mali in Group B of the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.
The draw ceremony held on Sunday in Yaounde, Cameroon with several African football legends including Roger Miller and Rigobert Song in attendance.
The host, Cameroon were housed in group A, seeded top and will play South Africa, Zimbabwe and Egypt.
The top two teams from the preliminary stages will qualify for the knockout phase of the competition.
The opening game will take place between Cameroon and Egypt at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, while Nigeria gets the title defence against Mali at the Stade Municipal de Limbe.
The Super Falcons will be looking to extend their dominance on the continent with an eighth African women title at this year’s edition.