The misfortune of Nigeria national women’s team, the Super Falcons, continued Saturday as they suffered their biggest drop in September’s FIFA women’s world rankings.
The African Champions who are now literally a shadow of themselves dropped nine places from 29th to 38th in the world rankings released by FIFA on Thursday.
While it was a free fall for the Falcons, it was a September to remember for two-time African women champions, Equatorial Guinea, who achieved their highest-ever ranking.
The Equatorial Guineans moved up five places from 55th to 50th.
The Falcons were eliminated by Equatorial Guinea in the qualifiers for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
And at the just concluded All Africa Games, the Falcons finished fourth after losing 2-1 to Cote d’Ivoire in the third place match.
With the series of poor results, there have been calls for the NFF to chart a new course for the women’s team.
The next Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking will be published on 18 December 2015.
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