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FIFA Ranking Super Eagles move up 6 places in new ranking

Nigeria, at number 67 in the previous ranking are is now the 61st football nation according to FIFA.

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Super Eagles play Super Eagles move up six places on new FIFA Ranking (NFF)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up six places in the new FIFA Ranking released on Thursday, June 2.

Nigeria, at number 67 in the previous ranking are is now the 61st football nation according to FIFA.

They still remain outside Africa’s top 10 behind Algeria (32), Cote d’Ivoire (36), Ghana (37), Senegal (41), Egypt (45), Tunisia (47), Cape Verde Island (49), Congo DR (52),  Guinea (55),  Cameroon (58) and Congo (60).

Argentina still remain the number one country in world football with Belgium in number two.

Argentina national team play Argentina remain the number one country in the world (Getty Images )

 

Colombia, Germany and Chile make up the first five. Spain, Brazil, Portugal, Uruguay and Austria amake up the top 10.

Super Eagles players in training play The Super Eagles of Nigeria played and won two friendly games in the month of May (Instagram)

 

Nigeria played and won two friendly games in the month of May. They pip Mali 1-0 before thrashing Luxembourg 3-1.

ALSO READ: Super Eagles beat Luxembourg in friendly game

World Ranking:

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

African Ranking

(1) Algeria (2) Cote d’Ivoire (3) Ghana (4) Senegal (5) Egypt (6) Tunisia (7), Cape Verde Island (8), Congo DR (9) Guinea (10) Cameroon (11)  Congo (12) Nigeria

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