Super Falcons move up eight places in latest FIFA ranking

The Super Falcons of Nigeria climbed eight places in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola women’s world ranking released on Friday morning.

The latest ranking was released on FIFA’s official website.

The nine-time African champions now occupy 32nd position in the the world.

The Super Falcons’ rise can be attributed to their impressive performance at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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The Nigerian ladies were unbeaten at the group stage, holding Olympic champions Canada to a 0-0 and edging co-hosts Australia 3-2.

The Super Falcons were however eliminated 4-2 on penalties by The Three Lionesses of England in the last-16.

They remain the number one team in Africa.

South Africa, Cameroon, Morocco and Ghana complete the top five teams on the continent.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola women’s world ranking will be published on 15 December 2023.

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