- March 24, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Planet Sports
Nigeria’s women have moved up one place on the monthly FIFA world rankings to 34, retaining their place as the top-ranked African side.
The rankings released today showed Nigeria as having amassed 1613 points to maintain their status as African champions, with Ghana their nearest African side on the rankings at 45th.
Cameroon, who lost to Nigeria in the final of the 2016 African Women Championship they hosted, are 47th on the rankings and Equatorial Guinea are 50th.
In the overall rankings, England have moved up to fourth, overtaking Canada to equal their best ever position while Germany have replaced world champions U.S. as the number one team.