FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Drops on World Ranking, Maintain 3rd Position In Africa

The Super eagles of Nigeria have dropped in rank on the just released FIFA world ranking, after a 2-2 draw against Ukrain at the international break in DInpro.

The three times African champions who dropped one place in the rating released on Thursday are now the 34th- ranked team in the world.

However, the Gernot Rohr lead team  maintained their position as the third ranked team behind Senegal [20th in the world] and Tunisia [29th], while reigning African champions Algeria are fourth [38th] and Morocco fifth [39th].

Djibouti are one of the biggest movers in the rankings, moving nine places upward after defeating Eswatini over two legs to advance to the second round of the World Cup qualifiers for the second time in their history.

Belgium remain in top position with 1752 points, France are second, Brazil third, England fourth and Portugal are fifth.

The next world rankings will be released on 24 October 2019.


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