FIFA ranking: Super Falcons move up from 39 to 38 on chart

FIFA ranking: Super Falcons move up from 39 to 38 on chart

- FIFA ranking sees the Super Falcons move one position up to 38 from 39

- The Christopher Danjuma-led team remain number one in Africa despite being inactive since last October

- They will be hoping to defend the AWCON title later this year in Congo

Nigeria's senior women national team moved one step up to 38 position in the latest FIFA ranking released on Friday, March 27.

Despite being inactive since they failed to qualify for the 2020 summer Olympic Games, the Christopher Danjuma-led team improved their standing on the table.

The Super Falcons maintain the same point (1614) they finished with in the last ranking done by the world football governing body.

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Having missed out on Olympics qualification, the Nigerian women's team would be focusing on defending the Africa Women's Championship title they won two years ago.

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The triumph qualified them for the progressing to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France but crashed out in the round of 16.

Nigeria are also the only African team in the top 50 on the log after Cameroon slipped two spots downward to finish 51.

South Africa, Ghana and Ivory Coast complete the top five African countries according to world football governing body.

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Meanwhile, the United States Women National Team maintains the top position, closely followed by Germany.

France, Netherlands, and Sweden occupy the third, fourth and fifth positions on the chart respectively. It would be recalled that the US won the 2019 World Cup staged in France.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian women's national team star Francisca Ordega has taken to social media to share an awesome photo of the new house she built for her lovely mother.

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The 26-year-old Super Falcons star who currently plays for Chinese Super League side Shenhua Shanghai stated with a caption on the photo that she loves her mother so much.

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She enjoined her mum to enjoy the new house stressing that she can now marry in peace which is an indication that Ordega is planning to settle down with her sweetheart.

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