Ghana was drawn in Group D in a draw held on Monday at the King Hussein Cultural Centre in Amman, Jordan.
The Maidens lost out to Italy in the last edition on penalties at the quarter-finals stage in the tournament held in Costa Rica.
Ghana reached the semi-finals, winning bronze in the 2012 edition of the competition held in Azerbaijan.
In the other draws, host nation Jordan will face Spain, Mexico and New Zealand in Group A whiles fellow African side Cameroon, will lock horns with Venezuela, Germany and Canada and in Group C, Nigeria will play Brazil, England and Korea DPR in Group B.
A total of 32 games will be played to decide the winner of the 2016 competition.
By Edna A. Quansah