African Champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria moved two (2) places on the current Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) Rankings. The team moved from 38th position to 36th on the just released FiFA rankings for women.
The movement for Nigeria is connected to the team victory over South Korea as well as reaching the round of 16 of the just concluded 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Nigeria remains the best ranked African female team ahead of fellow Round of 16 candidate, the Indomitable Lioness of Cameroon in 41st position. Bayana Bayana of South Africa completes African top three (3) ranked female football team in 49th position.
In the world rankings, world Champions United States of America remains the best female womens team ahead of Germany and world cup runners up Netherlands.
Top 10 Ranked Teams
9. Korea DPR
Top 10 Ranked African Teams
3. South Africa
5. Cote divoire
6. Equatorial Guinea
- By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde