Nigeria women’s senior national team, the Super Falcons, are still 37th in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking released on Friday.
The African champions remain number one in Africa.
Rivals, the Black Queens of Ghana, are 46th after moving up two places.
The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon dropped one place to 47th.
Globally, world champions USA are still the highest-ranked country. The top five is completed by Germany, France, England and Australia.