FIFA World Ranking – Nigeria Move Up One Place, Remains 6th In Africa

first_imgThe Super Eagles of Nigeria moved up one place into 38th position in the latest FIFA World Ranking for August, but remained 6th in Africa.Despite losing 0-2 to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in last June’s Nations Cup qualifier in Uyo, Nigeria remained 6th best footballing Nation in Africa with 716 points, behind Egypt, Congo DR, Senegal, Tunisia, and Cameroon respectively.Nigeria’s next outing is against African Nations Cup defending Champions, Cameroon, in the Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers next month.Elsewhere, Brazil returned to the number one spot in just over a month, displacing Confederations Cup champions Germany into second place.The Brave Warriors of Namibia are the biggest climbers of this month, moving up 20 places to sit in the 136th position in the world and 39th in Africa.August FIFA World Rankings – Africa Top Ten1. Egypt2. Congo DR3. Senegal4. Tunisia5. Cameroon6. Nigeria7. Burkina Faso8. Algeria9. Ghana10. Côte d’Ivoire RelatedFIFA Rankings: Nigeria Drop Six PlacesSeptember 14, 2017In “National Team”Nigeria Drops in Latest FIFA RankingNovember 30, 2018In “FIFA”FIFA World Rankings: Super Eagles Drop One Spot To 35thOctober 24, 2019In “FIFA”last_img read more