Eagles soar in FIFA ranking

Posted on Apr 6 2017 - 11:12pm by admin

with the aid of Monica Iheakam

tremendous Eagles  of Nigeria  have endured to make constant growth within the FIFA month-to-month rating as they’re now ranked fifth in Africa and fortieth on the planet.
according to the latest rating launched on Thursday, Nigeria moved two locations from seventh to fifth in Africa and one location from forty first to 40th in the world rating
Eagles played out a 1-1 draw with Senegal ultimate month and were to take on Burkina Faso after that but the sport was once cancelled due to visa considerations that affected the Etalons.
Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup workforce opponents Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia did not do neatly in the newest rankings.
Senegal were ranked 2nd most in-form workforce in Africa after their 2017 Africa Cup of countries marketing campaign, despite their quarter-final defeat to sooner or later winners Cameroon, Aliou Cisse’s men alternatively dropped two locations globally, while protecting the 2d spot in Africa in the March rankings.
in the meantime, Brazil capped off a superb fortnight of soccer as they moved to the highest of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World rating, reclaiming their seat at the prime of the rostrum after a seven-12 months hiatus.
no longer due to the fact removal from 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa by the hands of the Netherlands – being usurped within the desk with the aid of eventual champions Spain and the Oranje – have A Seleção (plus 1) held the No1 position. alternatively, contemporary wins over Uruguay and Paraguay in booking their location at Russia 2018 secured their return to high spot.
Argentina are in 2d position, world champions Germany are 0.33. Copa america holders Chile are in fourth spot, Colombia occupy the fifth place, France are in sixth, Belgium seventh, European champions Portugal are eighth, Swizerland ninth and Spain 10th.

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