Falcons Improve In New FIFA Ranking

Falcons Improve In New FIFA Ranking

Nigeria women’s senior national side have moved three places to 32nd in the latest Coca Cola FIFA rankings released on Friday 19th December, 2014.

The Edwin Okon tutored side won the 9th edition of the African Women’s Championships in Namibia, which explains the improvement in their ranking.

The Super Falcons remained the best ranked nation in the African continent with 1639 points.

Falcons’ Group opponents at the 2015 FIFA World Cup United States, Sweden and Australia are ranked 2nd, 5th and 10th respectively.

Ghana (50th), Cameroon (51st), Equatorial Guinea (55th) and South Africa (56th) all made the top five spots in the African Continent.

The next women’s world ranking will be published on 27th March, 2015.