Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Women Match All-Time High, Move to No. 4 in FIFA World Rankings

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Women Match All-Time High, Move to No. 4 in FIFA World Rankings

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Canada women move to No. 4 in FIFA rankings

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ZURICH - Canada has moved back to fourth in the FIFA women's rankings, matching an all-time high.

The U.S. remains No. 1 ahead of England, which moved ahead of Germany into second. Canada and 2019 World Cup host France each rose one place to Nos. 4 and 5, respectively. Australia fell two rungs to No. 6.

The Netherlands, Brazil, Sweden and North Korea round out the top 10.

Canada first made it to No. 4 after winning bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Canadian women gained 93 ranking points and moved up six spots in the wake of beating host Brazil 2-1 in the third-place match.

Canada dropped to fifth last September.

The Canadians, under new coach Kenneth Heiner-Molle, finished fifth at the Algarve Cup but still won three of four matches. …

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