FIFA Rankings: Nigeria down two places but remains top in Africa


In the latest FIFA Women’s Rankings unveiled on Friday, Nigeria experienced a slight dip, sliding two places to 34th globally.

Despite this decline, the Super Falcons maintain their stronghold as the top-ranked team in Africa.

Reigning African champions, South Africa, made a modest leap forward, climbing one spot to 51st in the world rankings.

Morocco emerged as the third-highest-ranked African team, securing the 58th position globally. Meanwhile, Zambia’s Copper Queens demonstrated remarkable progress, ascending five spots to 65th in the world rankings, showcasing their growing prowess on the international stage.

At the top of the global rankings, reigning world champions Spain continue to maintain their position as the leading team.

While Nigeria faces a minor setback in their global standing, their continued dominance on the African continent underscores their status as a formidable force in women’s football.

With the FIFA Women’s Rankings serving as a barometer of national team performances, these developments highlight the competitive landscape within women’s football across Africa.

As teams strive for excellence and aim to improve their standing, the rankings reflect the dynamic nature of the sport and the ongoing pursuit of success on the international stage.

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