Cameroon Improves In FIFA Women’s World Rankings.
The FIFA women’s world rankings for the month of July are here. The indomitable lionesses of Cameroon have improved in the rankings, moving up by 5 places. This is in fact as a result of their last world cup performance.
The rankings have been greatly influenced by the just ended FIFA women’s world cup in France. Three African teams Cameroon, South Africa and Nigeria represented the continent in the tournament. After the group stages, Cameroon and Nigeria fought their ways through to the round of knockout stages where they were unfortunately eliminated. South Africa on the other hand fell at the group stages of the competition after losing all three matches.
In the latest rankings, Nigeria with their performance in the world cup have moved two places up and are now ranked 36th globally while Cameroon who also gave us a fascinating performance at the world cup are now 41st best female team in the world; moving up by 5 places.
The Bayana Bayana of South Africa who had a very disappointing world cup outing have maintained their previously held 49th position while the Black Queens of Ghana who couldn’t qualify for the world cup have dropped by two places and are now ranked 53rd.
After winning the 2019 edition of the female world cup, world champions the USA are ranked as best team in the world. They are followed by Germany (2), runners up Netherlands (3), France (4), England (5), Sweden (6), Canada (7), Australia (8), North Korea (9) and Brazil (10).
Ranking for African teams
Back in Africa, the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon are ranked 2nd, coming after 9 times African Champions the Super Falcons of Nigeria who top the continental list. Current vice champions, the Bayana Bayana of South Africa are 3rd. The Black Queens of Ghana and the female elephants of Ivory Coast on are on 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The next FIFA women’s world rankings are expected on September 27, 2019.
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