The Super Falcons who were 37th in the world with 1613 points in December are now 38th with 1608 points, according to the ranking on FIFA’s official website on Friday.
Ghana, who beat Nigeria in the semi-final of the recent WAFU Women’s Cup to win the tournament made it to the top 5 in Africa alongside Cameroon, South Africa and Equatorial Guinea.
Ivory Coast, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal and Mali are sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth in Africa respectively.
Super Falcons will play a friendly with France, who moved up one spot to the fifth position in the world with 2025 points next month.
USA, England, Germany and Canada make the top four spots in the world.