show of the super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has together with the Nigeria football Federation (NFF) agreed on taking part in pleasant games with groups above Nigeria within the annual FIFA rankings.
The move was taken to help Nigeria raise their rankings as well, owing to the fact that FIFA makes use of it as a determinant in most of their decisions particularly in seedings for tournaments.
Already Congo Brazzaville have lost out on a possibility to play Nigeria in France, right through the Eagles deliberate camping with Rohr settling for Burkina Faso who’re in advance of Nigeria within the monthly FIFA rankings.
Burkina Faso are 5 spot in advance of Nigeria in the last ranking released by means of FIFA, as they’re thirty fifth whereas the Eagles are 40th. Congo Brazzaville are then again ranked 84th.
Nigeria will use the proposed pleasant sport in opposition to Burkina Faso to arrange for his or her upcoming AFCON 2019 qualifiers towards South Africa on the 10th of June in Uyo.