Nigerian retains 53rd position in the recent FIFA ranking.
In the recent FIFA ranking, Nigerian has retained 53rd position.
Algeria, according to the FIFA ranking is 1st in Africa and 19th in the world. Algeria is followed by Cote d’Ivore at 21, Ghana at 27. Tunisia (33), Senegal (38), Congo (42), Cameroon (42), Egypt (49), Nigeria (53) and Cape Verde Islands (56) make up the top ten in Africa.
In the FIFA ranking, Argentina continues to lead the way ahead of Belgium (2nd, unchanged) and Germany (3rd, unchanged).
Chile (8th, up 2) are the only team to have made significant movement in the top ten, and they are now in their highest-ever position since the revision of the global ladder in 2006. England (10th, down 2), however, have fallen two places, whereas both Austria (13th, up 1) and Congo (42nd, up 1) are in their best positions since 1993.
The following teams have also climbed at least five places: Georgia (147th, up 7), Panama (59th, up 6), Cuba (113th, up 6), the Dominican Republic (123rd, up 6), Armenia (83rd, up 5) and Nicaragua (139th, up 5). Three teams – Rwanda (78th, up 13), Guatemala (98th, up 10) and Fiji (181st, up 17) – have even made gains of at least ten places.