Super Falcons have dropped from 38th to 39th spot in the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking.
The Reigning champions accumulated a total 1,607 points to emerge Africa’s best team and 39th in the world. Nigeria’s team dropped one spot, from 38th to 39th, in the latest edition of FIFA Women’s World Ranking (WWR), released on Friday, December 7.
While Cameroon moved up three places in the ranking to place second in Africa and 46th in the World, while the Banyana Banyana of South Africa who also moved up two spots finished the year in third position despite finishing runners-up at the AWCON tournament.
According to FIFA’s official website, the reigning African Women’s Cup of Nations holders, who claimed a record 9th AWCON title in Ghana accumulated 19 points after winning four from ngames at the tournament in Ghana.
A further breakdown of the Women’s ranking revealed that the Thomas Dernnerby tutored-side had a total 1,607 points to emerge Africa’s best team and 39th in the world.