by using Monica Iheakam
Nigeria has gained grounds via transferring two places upwards after gaining four points in the newest ranking launched through World soccer governing body FIFA.
with the aid of the brand new ranking, Eagles at the moment are ranked thirty eighth on this planet with 730 factors as in opposition to the fortieth place within the ultimate rating. The crew can also be rated fourth best possible in Africa behind Egypt, Senegal and AFCON 2016 champions, Cameroon.
Zambia, who Nigeria would host later in the 12 months within the 2018 World Cup qualifier are ranked 98th on the earth, gaining one position and having 334 factors, whereas Algeria are joint 53rd on the earth, gaining one spot.
Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of countries qualifying opponents in workforce E South Africa are 65th on this planet with 547 points, having dropped down one spot but gained eight factors.
Nigeria’s other 2019 AFCON foes ranked on Thursday are Libya who dropped two spots to 92nd in the world with 351 factors and Seychelles who rose two places to 194th in the world with 57 factors.
Thursday’s pleasant opponents Togo are the 106th absolute best aspect in the world now with 320 points received.
the highest ten on the planet remained unchanged with Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, France, Belgium, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain at the top of the table.
the following FIFA ranking comes out on July 6, 2017.