Nigeria Super Eagles Slip in New FIFA Ranking

Nigeria Super Eagles Drops in New FIFA Ranking
Nigeria Super Eagles Drops in New FIFA Ranking

FIFA on Thursday released the latest world football rankings, with very little change to the last one and this is due to the lack of international football in recently, Nigeria’s Super Eagles drop one spot from her ranking in November to end the year in the 51st position but still maintain the 8th spot on the African continent.

Senegalese National Team ended the year as the Top ranked African national team, edging Cup of Nations title-holders the Ivory Coast for top spot in the December listings.
Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Ghana and Morocco complete the top 10 compiled by world governing body FIFA.

See the list of Top Ranked African national team

1. Senegal (33)
2. Ivory Coast (34)
3. Tunisia (35)
4. Egypt (36)
5. Algeria (38)
6. Democratic Republic of Congo (48)
7. Burkina Faso (50)
8. Nigeria (51)
9. Ghana (53)
10. Morocco (57)