Nigeria’s senior women national football team, Super Falcons, have ranked best in African female soccer teams and 27th in the world. FIFA, the international body that governs football, published this report yesterday in its Women’s ranking for July – August 2011.
The team remains in 27th position in the world with cumulative points of 1714.
Ghana and Equatorial Guinea in 51st and 55th position respectively, are the second and third best ranked African teams. Cameroon, Nigeria’s next foes in a competitive game, are ranked 68th in the world and fifth in Africa.
The results of 161 matches have been recognized in the current edition of the world ranking. The next ranking will be published on September 23.