Football governing body, FIFA, has released its end-of-year international ranking of Women’s National Teams, with the Super Falcons of Nigerian the top ranked team in Africa.
In the global ranking, Nigeria have dropped two spots and now occupy the 37th position.
Ghana, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and South Africa complete the top five teams in Africa in that order.
Nigeria’s possible opponents at the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations qualifiers Burkina Faso were not ranked because they have been inactive for more than eighteen months, while Gambia were not listed.
United States of America maintained their top spot at the summit, followed by Germany, England, Australia and Canada.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking will be published on 23 March 2018.