Nigeria’s senior female national team are now ranked 33rd according to the latest Fifa ranking released on Friday, Goal reports.
The African champions were adjudged the 32nd best football playing team in the world according to the ranking released earlier in February.
Nigeria are the least ranked nation amongst the four countries in Group D of the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup billed for Canada where they have USA (2), Australia (10) and Sweden (5).
In the overall world ranking, Europe still holds onto the top spot with Germany while World Cup hosts Canada climbed up one spot to the eight position.
Even at this, Edwin Okon’s ladies remain the best football playing nation in Africa and are followed by Ghana who are placed 52nd in the world while Cameroon are third on the continent ( and number 53 in the world).