USA Remain Top Of Rankings

The USA won all six of their games since the last ranking was published, running in an incredible 39 goals in that time to extend their points advantage over second-placed Germany. 

The only moves in the top ten see Australia (6th) and Japan (7th) both climb above Sweden, while Brazil replace North Korea in ninth.

Kenya gained 35 points and are consequently big movers, improving their standing by 10 places to 122nd. The two countries to lose most ground are also from Africa; Egypt and South Africa, both losing over 30 points and 3 places.

Of the home nations, England have moved to within a single point of Canada in fourth, Scotland stay 21st, Wales slip one to 36th but Northern Ireland rise two to 59th.

Elsewhere, in Europe, Denmark are on the up, jumping five places to 15th, while Iceland and the Republic of Ireland fall four places to 20th and 34th respectively.

Andorra and Rwanda make their maiden appearance in the table but the following nine drop out due to prolonged inactivity: Ecuador, Iran, Indonesia, Laos, Palestine, Kyrgyzstan, Gabon, Lebanon, Swaziland.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Rankings will be released on 24th March 2017.

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