The Vera Pauw-coached side avoided nemesis Nigeria, who were paired against hosts Namibia, Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire in a draw conducted in the Namibian capital of Windhoek on Saturday, 19 July 2014.
“I am happy with the draw. I could not have asked for a better outcome. If you want to be a champion, you must be prepared to slag it out against the best,” said Banyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw in reaction to the draw.
GROUP A: Namibia, Zambia, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire
GROUP B: South Africa, Ghana, Algeria, Cameroon