Super Eagles Drop 7 Places In Latest FIFA Rankings

Nigeria’s men senior national football team, the Super Eagles have dropped seven places to be ranked 34th in the world and 5th in Africa in the latest FIFA ranking.

According to the ranking, the three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners garnered 1480 points as against 1487 it recorded in the previous ranking.

Senegal remained the number one team in the continent and number 21 in the World.

Carthage Eagles of Tunisia remained in the second spot and 28th in Africa while Africa champion Algeria climbed 12 places to 30th in the world and 3rd in Africa.

Super Eagles will have the opportunity to improve on their ranking when the 2022 FIFA world cup qualifier resumed in September 2021.

Nigeria will open the second round of the 2022 World Cup qualifying series against Liberia on September 3 and travel to face Cape Verde on September 7.

Elsewhere, Belgium remain in top spot despite losing in the quarterfinals of EURO 2020 with Copa America runners up Brazil moving up one spot to second and France dropping a spot to third.

Meanwhile the European Championships winner Italy moved up two spots to fifth and EURO 2020 runners up England remain in fourth.

Copa American champions Argentina moved up two places to sixth, Spain dropped one place to seventh, Portugal is down three places to eighth. Mexico and USA complete the top 10 football nations in the world.

According to FIFA, the next rankings will be released on the 16th of September, 2021.

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