Nigeria female team, Super Falcons move two places up according to FIFA Rankings
Nigeria’s female team, Super Falcons has moved two places up the FIFA Women’s rankings, following their first Round of 16 appearances at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 20 years.
The rankings were discharged on FIFA’s site on Friday. The African victors are presently positioned in the 36th position with 1643, yet they remain the mainland’s top set group.
The endeavours of the U.S. at the competition see them hold their top spot as the world’s ideal.
Jill Ellis group reinforced their hold in the wake of overcoming four individual top-six countries in the process to stretch out their lead to 121 over Germany who are second.
The title holders amassed 2180 points against 2059 by the German side, who lost to Sweden in the quarter-finals.
This has turned into the biggest hole in the positioning’s history.
The Netherlands, who were sprinters up at the World Cup in France, moved five places up to the third position and are the greatest movers inside the main 10.
After their Cinderella raced to the last in what was just their second historically speaking support on the planet finals, the Dutch’s third spot positioning is the nation’s best-ever position.
For the African groups, Cameroon who nearby Nigeria achieved the Round of 16, rose five places up with 1552 points in the 41st position to turn into Africa’s subsequent best group.
Debutants South Africa hold their 49th spot on the planet and are third on the mainland’s rundown. Additionally, Gabon came back to the positioning just because since August 2016, set 124th, after their noteworthy away success over Congo in the 2020 Olympics qualifiers.
Sweden’s bronze-decoration complete at France 2019 sees them make the second-most elevated move inside the main 10. They moved from the ninth to 6th position and come back to the main six without precedent for more than two years.
The positioning itself achieved another achievement with the number of groups expanding from 155 to 158. This implies no group should have been expelled because of drawn-out latency, which is a record-breaking record.
The following FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking will be distributed on Sept. 27.