Nigeria’s Super Falcons have moved up one place on the monthly FIFA world rankings to 34, retaining their place as the top-ranked African side.
The rankings released on Friday showed Nigeria as having amassed 1613 points with Ghana their nearest African side on the rankings at 45th.
Cameroon, who lost to Nigeria in the final of the 2016 African Women Championship are 47th on the rankings and Equatorial Guinea are 50th.
The Women’s World Ranking has a new leader for the first time since March 2015, with Germany back at the summit. The European champions dethroned USA, who now sit second.
England have moved back up to fourth, overtaking Canada to equal their best ever position.