Nick Cushing’s side, who lifted last season’s trophy after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Arsenal, have been drawn in Group C alongside Birmingham City, Everton, Leicester and Manchester United.
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The three-time winners host the Foxes at the Academy Stadium at 2pm on Sunday 22 September.
City will then travel to Manchester United, as the two sides meet for just the second time in professional competition, following the eagerly-awaited Super League season opener at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 7 September.
The trip to the 2018/19 Championship winners will take place on Sunday 20 October at Leigh Sports Village at noon.
City then host Birmingham on Sunday 3 November (2pm) in a repeat of the 2016 Final, before visiting Everton on Thursday 21 November at Walton Hall Park (7:30pm).
The top two clubs from each group will progress to the knock out stages.
The Continental Cup Final is on Saturday 29 February 2020.
The make-up of the other groups are as follows:
Group A: Aston Villa; Blackburn Rovers; Coventry United; Durham; Liverpool; Sheffield United
Group B: Arsenal; Brighton & Hove Albion; Bristol City; Charlton Athletic; London Bees; London City Lionesses
Group D: Chelsea; Crystal Palace; Lewes; Reading; Tottenham Hotspur; West Ham United