Nigeria have climbed to the 38th position in the newest FIFA ladies’s world rankings launched on the FIFA official web site on Friday.
The Super Falcons maintained their position as primary in Africa after amassing a complete of 1,599 factors and shifting only one spot upwards from their earlier 39th position on the 155 staff rankings.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the ranking is coming barely three months to the Women’s FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to maintain in France from June 7 to July 7.
The Super Falcons’ present position was boosted by their third-placed end at a four-nation invitational match in China and a formidable run in a 12-nation tourney in Cyprus.
The reigning African champions ended the competitors on a constructive be aware with two wins and two defeats after beating Slovakia 4-Three and trouncing Thailand 3-0 to end in the seventh position.
Nigeria was adopted on the rankings by Cameroon, who maintained their 46th position with a complete of 1,499 factors, whereas South Africa dropped one spot to the 49th position with 1,485 factors to end third on the continent.
Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Algeria, Mali, Senegal, and Congo occupy the 51st, 70th, 79th, 84th, 85th, 88th and 100th positions, respectively, on the rankings to full the highest 10 on the continent.
The United States stay primary in the world after amassing a complete of two,101 factors, adopted by Germany with 2,072 factors.
England and 2019 World Cup hosts France swapped positions because the Lionesses with 2,049 factors moved one step up the rankings into the third position, whereas Les Bleues with 2,043 factors dropped to the 4th position.
Canada and Australia maintained their fifth and sixth positions, whereas Japan and Netherlands swapped locations to end seventh and eighth, respectively.
Sweden and Brazil maintained their positions to spherical up the highest 10 groups in the world.
The eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup finals will maintain from June 7 to July 7, with France up in opposition to Korea Republic in the opening match on the Parc des Princes in Paris.
The Super Falcons will open their account in France in opposition to Norway on the Stade Auguste Delaune in Reims on June 8, earlier than matches in opposition to Korea Republic in Grenoble on June 12 and host France in Rennes on June 17.
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