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Sports News Fri, 12 Jul 2019

FIFA Rankings: Black Queens slip to 4th in Africa after World Cup

The Black Queens of Ghana have slipped two places to 53rd place on the latest FIFA Women's World Ranking released for July 2019.

The Queens failed to qualify for the just-ended 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France and per the rankings, they have not played any official matches in 2019.

Ranked fourth in Africa, the Ghanaians did not lose any of their 1,452 points in the period under review but World Cup participant Cameroon gained five points to move to second place behind Nigeria who are the top-ranked side in Africa.

The Banyana Banyana of South Africa (third) completes the top three while Cote d'Ivoire are fifth..

Cameroon and Nigerian crashed out at the round of 16 stage of the World Cup after suffering 3-0 drubbings at the hands of European opponents.

Germany eased to a comfortable 3-0 win over Nigeria while Cameroon suffered a similar fate in a feisty encounter against England.

Source: Graphic.com.gh
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