The rankings come after a busy month for girls’s soccer by which continental championships for Africa, North America, South America and Oceania befell alongside the European Championship as a part of qualifying for the 2023 Girls’s World Cup.
The U.S. gained their ninth CONCACAF W Championship title in July to stay in first place, a spot they’ve occupied since 2017.
England and the U.S. are set to face one another in a conflict between the European and world champions at Wembley on Oct. 7.
South Africa moved as much as 54th off the again of their first Africa Cup of Nations title, whereas Zambia, who reached the event’s semifinals, had been essentially the most improved facet within the rankings, rising 23 locations to eightieth.
Copa America Femenina winners Brazil remained in ninth place.