The Super Falcons of Nigeria, moved up 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.
The Super Falcons also 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 at top the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World ranking.
According to FIFA, the October ranking, 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.