Nigeria drops three places in FIFA rankings

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super_eaglesDespite recording remarkable results in their last two matches against Mexico in an international friendly and Kenya in a World Cup qualifiers, the Super Eagles of Nigeria surprisingly dropped three places in the latest FIFA rankings to slip to 31st in the world.

The dropping did not affect Nigeria’s standing in the continent as the Eagles stand rooted as Africa’s number team.

Of the Eagles’ World Cup qualifying opponents, Malawi are the highest ranked in Africa at 31, Namibia moved three places up to 34, just sliding one place ahead of Kenya who are down at 35.

AFRICAN RANKINGS

13 1 Côte d’Ivoire

21 2 Ghana

23 3 Mali

31 4 Nigeria

35 5 Algeria

42 6 Tunisia

49 7 Zambia

51 8 Burkina Faso

59 9 Central African Republic

60 10 South Africa

64 11 Equatorial Guinea

65 12 Cameroon

69 13 Libya

70 14 Sierra Leone

71 15 Egypt

72 16 Cape Verde Islands

73 17 Togo

77 18 Morocco

79 19 Congo DR

80 20 Congo

 

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