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FIFA has unveiled the ranking of women's teams. Nigeria remains the best African nation. But the Super Falcons lose seven places in the world. South Africa, African champion in title, gains four places.
Nigeria remains the top African women's nation in the FIFA rankings. However, the Super Falcons have dropped seven places in the world ranking. Fourth in the last Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria has dropped from 39th place to 46th in the world. The Nigerian team recorded the biggest drop in points (minus 69.33).
South Africa, on the other hand, gained four places. The African champion has climbed to the second place on the continent and is 54th in the world. Morocco, vice-champion of Africa wins only one place. The Atlas Lionesses are 77th in the FIFA world ranking. They are seventh in Africa.
The biggest performance goes to Zambia. Third of the last Women's Africa Cup of Nations with 89.78 points, it records the highest number of points. The Copper Queens jumped 23 places in the FIFA ranking. They are ranked 80th in the world and in the African top 10 for the first time in their history.
Guinea Bissau entered the FIFA rankings. The Djurtus are 169th in the world. The top 3 in the world has seen a small change. The United States are still in the lead followed by Germany and Sweden who lost the second place.
After a fantastic festival of football, here’s a full look at the latest #FIFARanking.
— FIFA Women's World Cup (@FIFAWWC) August 5, 2022
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