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Super Falcons drop in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking despite winning AWCON title

09 December 2018, 04:53 | Henrietta Morgan

The Black Queens of Ghana dropped from 47th to 50th position in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking.

According to FIFA's official website, the reigning African Women's Cup of Nations holders, who claimed a record 9th AWCON title in Ghana accumulated 19 points after winning four from five games at the tournament in Ghana.

In the ranking that was released on Friday, Nigeria garnered 1, 586 points in this ranking, a drop from the 1607 points in the last ranking.

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The Super Falcons qualified for the competition having won the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations staged in Ghana.

Banyana entered the hat as one of three representatives from Africa.

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The next FIFA/Coca-Cola women's world ranking will be published on March 29, 2019. Other teams include Nigeria and Cameroon.

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