The Black Queens of Ghana have been ranked Africa’s third best side and 51st across the world, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria top Africa followed by Cameroon before the Black Queens. The Black Queens finished the year with 1459 points after receiving no point from the previous build up in the August rankings.
The Women's ranking is released quarterly.
The biggest movers in December are the new African champions, Equatorial Guinea, jumping eight places up 54th.
Olympic champions USA have once again comfortably held on to their lead on the back of their unbeaten run and are followed by Germany.