FIFA RANKINGS: Black Queens maintain third spot in Africa and 50th in the world

Ghana failed to move a step further as she retained its spot as third best team on the latest FIFA Ranking for the Women’s national teams released on Friday.

The Black Queens are 50th in the world and number three in Africa. They only surpassed South Africa and Ivory Coast while Nigeria and Cameroon retained their spot as first and second best completing the top five teams in the continent.

U.S still leading the women’s world ranking of the FIFA, in which Spain remains thirteenth while Chile, which wins a position and is thirty-seventh, sits in its best historical position.
The ranking, updated this Friday, leaves few variations although some significant, such as the entry of Japan in the top-10 or the rise of Sweden to fifth place.
The United States remains a leader with 2,180 points, ahead of Germany (2,064) and the Netherlands (2,036). France, Sweden, England, Canada, Australia, North Korea and Japan share the following positions.Brazil, meanwhile, loses a position and is eleventh, followed by Norway and Spain.
The Queens who will next week engage the Harambees of Kanye in the first leg, the third round of the Olympic qualifier at the Accra Sports Stadium climbed two spots in the last ranking released in July.
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