Iceland’s women 16th best team in the world

Photo: Iceland Monitor/Golli

The eyes of world have recently been on Iceland’s men’s football team, but Iceland’s women are also working wonders on the pitch.

Despite a tiny population of just 330,000, Iceland’s women are in sixteenth place in the FIFA world rankings, and the ninth highest-ranking European team on the list.

Iceland are currently on course to qualify comfortably for the UEFA Euro 2017 tournament to be held in the Netherlands.

Women FIFA rankings:

1. USA
2. Germany
3. France
4. Canada
5. England
6. Sweden
7. Australia
8. Japan
9. North Korea
10. Brazil

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