However, on the continent, the Mighty Warriors went down a place from 11th to 12th.
The biggest movers however is Cote dâ€™Ivoire who rose from position 22 to 6 on the African ranking and 136 to 71 on the world rankings.
Despite few changes at the summit where the United States still lead the way at the top with Germany in second and world champions Japan in third place, it is Cameroon, Costa Rica, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and Wales who have moved into their highest-ever positions in the FIFA Women’s World Ranking.
The biggest move in terms of ranks and points, however, belongs to Cameroon who moved nine places up to 52nd after benefiting from a decision to award them a retrospective victory over Equatorial Guinea for the games played on 2 and 17 April 2011.
The race to qualify for the African Womenâ€™s Championship 2012 has led to some movement, with Tanzaniaâ€™s moving five places up to 125th after their victory in Namibia who are ranked 120th.