Puerto Rico leaves the world’s ‘Top 10’ by dropping two spaces in the women’s basketball ranking

Puerto Rico leaves the world’s ‘Top 10’ by dropping two spaces in the women’s basketball ranking

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) updated today, Wednesday, the women’s world ranking and Puerto Rico dropped two places.

The adult National Team is now in position 12, after placing in the ‘Top 10’ for the first time in history by occupying tenth position. That feat was achieved after the historic pass to the second round of the last World Cup.

At that time, Puerto Rico made a significant jump: from 16 to 10.

Now, the Puerto Ricans have just finished fourth in the AmeriCup held this summer in Mexico. In the 2021 AmeriCup she won the silver medal.

At the American level, Puerto Rico is the fourth best team.

The United States continues in first position and Canada in fifth, while Brazil improved seven spaces and occupies eighth place.

In addition to Brazil, Nigeria also improved seven spaces and now occupies eleventh place.

The next commitment of the Puerto Rican team will be the Pan American Games in Santiago 2023.

Soon, FIBA ​​will update the men’s ranking, after the World Cup in the Philippines. Puerto Rico appears in position 20 and has just occupied twelfth position in the World Cup competition. So he is expected to improve his position in the rankings.

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