Nigeria’s Super Falcons have been ranked the 10th best team at the just concluded 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The nine-time African champions were unbeaten in the group stage finishing second behind co-hosts Australia.
The West Africans were however eliminated in the Round of 16, losing 4-2 on penalties to the Three Lionesses of England.
As released by FIFA, the Super Falcons are ranked ahead of big guns Germany and Brazil.
Randy Waldrum’s side are the best ranked African team in the competition.
Spain defeated England 1-0 in the final to win the Women’s World Cup for the first time.
The top ten ranking is led by winners Spain, followed by England, Sweden, Australia, Japan, France, Netherlands, Colombia, USA, and Nigeria.