The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.
The nine-time African champions, in spite of their performance at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship in Ghana, dropped 21 points from 1601 to 1586.
According to the FIFA ranking released on Friday, the Falcons retained their number one position in Africa.
The Banyana Banyana of South Africa, runners-up at the 2018 AWCON, are third while Cameroon is second.
The top 10 countries in Africa include Ghana (fourth), Cote D’Ivoire (fifth), Equatorial Guinea (sixth), Morocco (seventh), Algeria (eighth), Mali is ninth while Senegal is 10th.
The top ten countries in the world are; US (1), Germany (2), France (3), England (4), Canada (5), Australia (6), Netherlands (7), Japan (8), Sweden (9) and Brazil (10).
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola women’s world ranking will be published on March 29, 2019.