The Atlas Lionesses, finalists of the Morocco 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, have climbed the FIFA rankings.
The women’s national team nibbling a place in the last FIFA rankingpublished this Friday, August 5 by the governing body of world football.
Thus, the teammates of Ghizlane Chebbak, finalist of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2022 (defeat against South Africa 2-1), find themselves in 76th place worldwide with a score of 1315.41 (minus 5 ). At the African level, the Atlas Lionesses overtook Tunisia to rank 7th.
If the United States, recent winners of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship, remain in the lead, the Stars and Stripes have a new dolphin: Germany (2nd, up 3). The Euro 2022 finalist team is ahead of Sweden (3rd, minus 1), whose journey stopped in the semi-finals of the tournament.
Haloed by their first European coronation, England (4th, plus 4) climbed four places and positioned themselves at the foot of a podium that France left (5th, minus 2). The falls of the Netherlands (6th, down 2), Canada (7th, down 1), and Spain (8th, down 1) are the other significant changes in the Top 10.
Like the English European champions, South Africa (54th, up 4) also jumped four places following their success in the 2022 CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations.
Semi-finalist of this CAN, Zambia (80th, up 23) offers the best progression in the standings with a gain of 23 ranks. Beaten by the Atlas Lionesses in the semi-finals, Nigeria (46th, minus 7) signs the biggest drop in terms of points (minus 69.33 pts).