June 17 – With a summer season of confederation ladies’s championship about to start – Concacaf, CAF and UEFA are all kicking off considerably expanded competitions in July – FIFA has launched its largest Ladies’s World Rankings up to now with 181 nations included.
Conmebol and the OFC are additionally holding their ultimate Ladies’s World Cup qualifiers for 2023.
The US ladies proceed their run on the high of FIFA’s rankings, a place they’ve held since 2017. They’re adopted by Sweden and France. In 2017 Sweden additionally held second spot, with Germany ranked third. In 2022 Germany have dropped to fourth with France ranked third.
FIFA level out that regardless of 130 ladies’s worldwide matches being performed since March 2022, little has modified on the high of the rating.
Beneath the highest ranked nations there may be motion and FIFA spotlight the continued enchancment of Slovenia (forty fifth, +2) and Philippines (53rd, +1) who’ve each reached highest ever positions.
The best climber within the rating is St Kitts and Nevis who rose eight spots to 130th.
Wanting on the high 20 reveals an image of the speedy development of the ladies’s sport in Europe, with the continent offering 13 of the highest 21 ranked groups – North Korea are ranked 12th however it is a historic anomaly with the nation not having performed a world ladies’s match since 2019.
The AFC has 5 groups ranked within the high 21, Concacaf has two and Conmebol only one.
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