ZURICH — Canada remained at No. 8 within the newest FIFA ladies’s soccer rankings launched Friday.
There have been modifications within the prime 10, nonetheless, with France leapfrogging the Netherlands to maneuver again into the No. 3 spot behind the top-ranked U.S. and No. 2 Germany.
Japan, who shall be Canada’s first opponent at subsequent month’s Tokyo Olympics, cracked the highest 10, transferring up one place from No. 11 with North Korea dropping down a notch. Japan benefited from wins over No. 31 Ukraine and No. 28 Mexico twice.
The remainder of the highest 10 featured No. 5 Sweden, No. 6 England, No. 7 Brazil, No. 8 Canada and No. 9 Australia,
Chile, one other of Canada’s first-round Olympic opponents, remained at No. 37.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed June 25, 2021