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FIFA Women’s World Rankings 2022

FIFA Women's World Rankings
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For women’s national teams in football, FIFA created the Women’s World Ranking system. The first rankings were released on July 16, 2003, marking the beginning of the FIFA Women’s World Rankings for soccer. 

They make try to compare the current competitiveness of women’s national teams that compete internationally. All teams should be rated according to their performance in team matches for this FIFA ranking criterion, with the more successful teams being placed at the top.

According to the August 2022 update, there are 185 national teams on the list. Only 4 times each year is the FIFA Women’s World Rankings released. Standings are typically made public in March, June, September, or December.

The United States top of the list with 2087.48 points. Sweden is on the 2nd spot in the women’s world rankings with 2066.3 points. The 3rd spot grabs by Germany with the 2064.75 points.

FIFA Women’s World Rankings

Rank Teams Points
1 USA 2087.48
2 Sweden 2066.3
3 Germany 2064.75
4 England 2051.61
5 France 2023.09
6 Spain 1997.74
7 Canada 1997.31
8 Netherlands 1994.69
9 Brazil 1989.98
10 Korea DPR 1940
11 Japan 1918.16
12 Norway 1910.78
13 Australia 1903.1
14 Italy 1865.09
15 China PR 1862.87
16 Iceland 1850.91
17 Korea Republic 1849.16
18 Denmark 1847.17
19 Austria 1793.68
20 Belgium 1791.37
21 Switzerland 1777.65
22 New Zealand 1743.72
23 Portugal 1742.25
24 Republic Of Ireland 1739.46
25 Scotland 1727.97
26 Russia 1716.57
27 Colombia 1706.46
28 Czech Republic 1689.06
29 Argentina 1660.37
30 Finland 1655.04
31 Wales 1652.67
32 Poland 1652.49
33 Ukraine 1644.97
34 Vietnam 1643.66
35 Mexico 1623.1
36 Serbia 1622.84
37 Costa Rica 1604.91
38 Chile 1583.86
39 Romania 1581.28
40 Chinese Taipei 1581.2
41 Thailand 1555
42 Slovenia 1549.26
43 Jamaica 1544.86
44 Hungary 1543.19
45 Nigeria 1537.65
46 Slovakia 1534.03
47 Uzbekistan 1523.83
48 Myanmar 1517.95
49 Northern Ireland 1516.47
50 Papua New Guinea 1512.43
51 Paraguay 1508.56
52 Venezuela 1494.4
53 Philippines 1483.06
54 South Africa 1462.12
55 Belarus 1447.37
56 Haiti 1445.71
57 Panama 1432.87
58 Cameroon 1417.44
59 Ghana 1416.77
60 Croatia 1410.32
61 India 1405.79
62 Greece 1404.05
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1392.46
64 Cote D’Ivoire 1379.39
65 Jordan 1375.37
66 Uruguay 1374.14
67 Turkey 1373.01
68 Ecuador 1370.61
69 IR Iran 1364.73
70 Israel 1360.76
71 Fiji 1345.58
72 Equatorial Guinea 1344.47
73 Albania 1342.43
74 Peru 1334.47
75 Trinidad and Tobago 1318.11
76 Morocco 1315.57
77 Hong Kong 1314.35
78 Tunisia 1298.6
79 Azerbaijan 1296.27
80 Algeria 1288.27
81 Zambia 1282.5
82 Mali 1273.24
83 Guatmala 1259.69
84 Senegal 1258.35
85 Laos 1257.98
86 Bahrain 1254.12
87 Guyana 1247.77
88 Malta 1236.19
89 Malaysia 1231.94
90 Egypt 1229.98
91 Montenegro 1224.47
92 Bulgaria 1223.98
93 Tonga 1221.48
94 Guam 1218.07
95 Cuba 1217.56
96 Estonia 1216.98
97 Indonesia 1213.69
98 Bolivia 1213.1
99 Samoa 1212.01
100 Kazakhstan 1205.62

Source: Official FIFA Website (fifa.com)

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Leading Teams in Ranking List

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The only two sides to hold the top two spots in the women’s standings so far are the U.s. & Germany. In addition, they have occupied the top two positions in every release with the exception of six, when Germany was rated third place Norway, Brazil, England, and Sweden have been ranked 2nd position during this time.

From March 2008 until December 2014, the USA held the record for the longest continuous duration at the top of the rankings, over 7 years. The United States had held the top spot as of January 2022 for a total of 14 years, Germany for 4.5 years, and the two countries had shared it for 3 months.

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