Opinion: FIFA ranking is disputable but Africa’s inactivity shows it’s spot on

By Ijeoma Okigbo Photo Credit: WomensSoccer Africa Africa's inability to make the top 20 of Fifa's quarterly women’s World Ranking since its inception in 2003, is a source of concern for women’s football enthusiasts across the continent. In its most recent rankings released on 23 March, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania were not included. NEW

VIDEO: 150 is the magical cap for Janine Van Wyk

In conjunction with LadiesMarch, Belgian journalist  Luc Calleeuw, caught up with Janine Van Wyk of South Africa, the Banyana Banyana captain at the just concluded Cyprus Cup. The Houston Dash defender talks on her dream number of caps for the national team - which is one game away - , gains from the Cyprus

The IFFHS Awards: World’s Best Playmaker

  Photo Credit: De Gelderlander The sixth edition of the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) award for women recognizes 19 of the world’s best playmakers in the year 2017. The very first award in 2012 was won by Brazilian international and former FIFA player of the year, Marta. 2016 saw Germany and Olympique Lyon's

The IFFHS Awards: World’s Team of the Year

Photo Credit: IFFHS For the first time in history, the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) has proceeded to  establish THE WORLD TEAM OF THE YEAR for Women. The award was voted by football experts from 91 countries across the globe. IFFHS WOMEN WORLD TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017 (4-3-3) with vote percentage Goalkeeper Sarah BOUHADDI