Ghana’s Black Queens named by FIFA as Africa’s second best female national team for 2014

FIFA has named Ghana as the second best African women’s national team for the year 2014 following the exploits of the Black Queens, can exclusively reveal.

The Black Queens finished second behind giants Nigeria in the Africa version of the FIFA ranking for women for December which ends the year.

African women champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria, climbed three places in the year ending Fifa ranking for women.

The Nigerian women are in the 32nd position in the global ranking compared to the last quarter that they occupied the 35th position.

Ghana is the next African country with as high ranking as the Black Queens maintained their 50th position that they occupied in the last quarter.

The Falcons who are World Cup bound, are the top team in Africa followed by Ghana, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and South Africa in that order.

Germany, USA, France, Japan and Sweden, who will all feature at next year’s tournament in Canada, are the top five countries in the world.

The next world ranking will be published by Fifa on 27 March 2015.