Nigeria’s Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped to the fourth from the third position in Africa but are still 44th in the latest FIFA rankings announced today, Sportinglife.ng reports.
Nigeria’s two draws against South Africa in an Afcon qualifier and the international friendly against Uganda last Tuesday played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba accounted for the drop.
The Super Eagles are already through to next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Senegal have taken over the top spot in Africa from Tunisia and in the World they are ranked 23rd moving two position’s upward from their previous ranking
Tunisia are down four places to 26th, Morocco are 40th going up 7 places, with Nigeria 44, and Congo 49 completing the top five nations on the continent.
Meanwhile at the global stage Belgium retain their number one position with world champions France coming second and Brazil, Croatia and England completing the top five ranked nations in the world.
The next FIFA rankings will be published on December 20.