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Super Falcons in 34th as Spain top FIFA rankings for first time



Nigeria women’s national team, the Super Falcons have dropped two places in the lates FIFA Rankings as they sit as the 34th best team in the world.

The Falcons however remain best in Africa in the rankings.

Ripples Nigeria earlier this week reported that the team were handed the best women’s team in Africa at the 2023 CAF Awards.

Despite the team’s impressive results in the Paris 2024 Olympic and AWCON 2024 qualifiers against Ethiopia and Cape Verde respectively, it was not enough to move them up.

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Meanwhile, Women’s FIFA World Cup winners Spain have reached the top of the rankings for the first time.

Previous leaders Sweden drop to fifth, with the USA up one spot to second and France climbing two into third while England in fourth.

Brazil, who failed to get out of the group stage at this year’s World Cup for the first time since 1995, lose their place in the top 10 after falling two places to 11th.

The next FIFA Women’s rankings will be published in March, 2024.

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