Banyana in tough Group B of Women’s World Cup

African champions Nigeria will face hosts France at 2019 Women's World Cup

The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking.

Banyana along with Nigeria and Cameroon are the only African nations present at the showpiece.

The Thomas Dernnerby's World Cup bound side made a total 1,607 points and are ranked the topmost team in Africa.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria, champions of the just ended African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON 2018) are ranked number one in Africa, Banyana Banyana of South Africa, runners-up at the 2018 AWCON, are third while Cameroon is second.

Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire occupy fourth and fifth place in Africa respectively.

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Other teams in the top ten in Africa include Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Algeria, Mali, and Senegal.

The top three positions on the ranking went to the US, Germany, and France.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Super Falcons have won their ninth AWCON title following a 4-3 win over South Africa after penalties in an entertaining fixture.

Australia, Netherlands, Japan, Sweden and Brazil complete the top ten in the quarterly world ranking.

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