The Super Falcons will face arch-rival Black Queens in the preliminary round of the 10th Africa women football showpiece billed for Cameroon
Nigeria’s senior women will face Ghana, Kenya and Mali in Group B of the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.
The draw ceremony held at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports, Yaounde had Cameroonian legend Rigobert Song among other prominent figures in attendance.
Group A comprises of hosts Cameroon, 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 will play their first game against Mali at the Stade Municipal de Limbe.
Florence Omagbemi’s women are the reigning champions and will be gunning for a record eighth African women title when the competition starts.