Super Falcons Gain Two Places Up In Latest FIFA Ranking

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have moved up two places in the latest FIFA’S women’s ranking.

released by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA).

The nine time Africa champions moved from 42nd to 40th position in the latest ranking published on FIFA’s official website on Friday (Today).

The Falcons’ 2023 women’s World Cup group opponents Canada, Australia and the Republic of Ireland are 7th, 10th and 22nd respectively in the ranking.

It is the final rankings before the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 20 July to 20 August

While the next ranking will be published on 25 August 2023, coach Randy Waldrum’s side has maintained first position in Africa.

Alongside the Falcons, South Africa, Morocco and Zambia will represent Africa at the women’s World Cup.

World Cup Holders, the United States, will head into next month’s World Cup as the top-ranked team, with no changes in the top five in the latest FIFA rankings published on Friday.

The U.S., who have held the top spot since June 2017, continue to lead ahead of Germany, Sweden, European champions England and France, respectively.

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