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FIFA Ranking Super Eagles drop 9 places in new ranking

Nigeria had moved up six places in the ranking released last month but have now dropped from 61st to 70th.

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Super Eagles play Nigeria drop nine places in the latest FIFA Ranking (Instagram)

A game-less month of June means that the Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped nine places in the latest FIFA Ranking released on Thursday, July 14.

Nigeria had moved up six places in the ranking released last month but have now dropped from 61st to 70th in the world.

They also dropped in the African ranking and now 17th, behind Algeria (32), Cote d’Ivoire (35), Ghana (36), Senegal (41), Egypt (43), Tunisia (45), Cameroon (53), Morocco (54) Congo DR (59) Mali (61), Cape Verde Island (62), Guinea (63), South Africa (67) Benin Republic (68), Uganda (69) and Congo (70).

Algeria National Team play Algeria are the number one team in Africa (Getty Images )

 

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are only above Zambia (88) in their 2018 World Cup qualifying group. Algeria (32) and Cameroon (53) are the other countries in the group.

In the World Ranking, Argentina remain number one despite losing the Copa America final to Chile.

Chile wins Copa America Centenario play Copa America winners, Chile are fifth in the world (AFP/Getty Images)

 

Chile are fifth while Euro 2016 winners, Portugal are sixth.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal teammates play Euro 2016 winners, Portugal are sixth in the world (Getty Images)

 

World Ranking

(1) Argentina (2) Belgium (3) Colombia (4) Germany (5) Chile (6) Portugal (7) France (8) Spain (9) Brazil (10) Wales

African Ranking

(1) Algeria (2) Cote d’Ivoire (3) Ghana (4) Senegal (5) Egypt (6) Tunisia (7) Cameroon (8) Morocco (9) Congo DR (10) Mali…(17) Nigeria

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