Nigeria’s Super Falcons moved up a spot in the latest women’s ranking released by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Thursday.
The former African champions moved from 46th to 45th position despite losing all three matches in the last two women’s international window.
Randy Waldrum’s ladies lost 4- 0 and 2-1 to world champions, United States of America in August.
The West Africans lost 2-0 to the Nadeshiko of Japan in Kobe last week Thursday.
The Super Falcons maintained top position in Africa ahead of Banyana Banyana of South Africa, Indomitable Lioness of Cameroon, Black Queen of Ghana and Elephants of Cote d’l voire.
The USA remains atop the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World ranking.
The October ranking, according to FIFA, will decide the seedings for the final draw for the 2023 Women’s World Cup which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.