The Super Falcons of Nigeria finished in tenth place at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
After going undefeated in the group stage, the nine-time African winners finished second overall, behind the co-hosts Australia.
However, the West Africans were knocked out by the Three Lionesses of England, 4-2 on penalties in the Round of 16.
According to the latest FIFA rankings, the Super Falcons are the best national team in the world.
The squad coached by Randy Waldrum sits atop the African rankings.
The Women’s World Cup was won for the first time by Spain, who edged out England in the final by a score of 1-0.
Winners Spain leads the top 10, which also includes England, Sweden, Australia, Japan, France, the Netherlands, Colombia, the United States, and Nigeria.