Ferns listed 26th in FIFA rankings ahead of women’s World Cup tournament

The Football Ferns will go into next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup with a global ranking as the 26th-best international team.

The latest FIFA rankings have seen the Ferns slip from 25th to 26th after their last results, a 1-1 draw with Iceland and a 3-0 loss to Nigeria.

The Ferns have endured a gradual decline in the rankings from 16th in the world a decade ago.

World Cup holders remain the number 1 ranked side, having held top spot since June 2017.

Top 10 teams

  1. United States
  2. German
  3. Sweden
  4. England
  5. France
  6. Spain
  7. Canada
  8. Brazil
  9. Netherlands
  10. Australia

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