FIFA RANKINGS | Nigeria drops despite Impressive run

FIFA RANKINGS | Nigeria drops despite Impressive run

The latest FIFA rankings as released by the world football governing body, has seen the Super Eagles of Nigeria, drop position despite their recent impressive performance against African champions Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles did not do enough to avoid dropping according to the latest FIFA rankings released Thursday.

The Super Eagles who before now occupied the 38th position in the world dropped six places to become 44th.

Only Tunisia among the top 5 teams in Africa moved up three places from 34th to 31st.

Meanwhile Zambia who put up an impressive performance in the double header against Algeria rose eighteen places from 96th to 78th.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped to 44th position in the latest FIFA world rankings, six places below their August 2017, FIFA ranking in which they occupied the 38th position.

However, the Super Eagles made slight progress in the African rankings moving one spot to fifth position, ahead of African champions Cameroon. Egypt retained their number one spot in Africa followed by Tunisia, Senegal and Congo DR.

Germany replaced Brazil as the best football team in the world

The next ranking comes up Oct 16.

Top 10 teams in Africa

1 Egypt

2 Tunisia

3 Senegal

4 Congo Dr

5 Nigeria

6 Cameroon

7 Burkina Faso

8 Ghana

9 Cote d’Ivoire

10 Morocco

Top 10 teams in the World

1 Germany

2 Brazil

3 Portugal

4 Argentina

5 Belgium

6 Poland

7 Switzerland

8 France

9 Chile

10 Colombia

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