African Champions Nigeria dropped from 31 to 37 in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday, dropping four places.
Nigeria Drops Six Places To 37th Position
Nigeria droppped 4 points in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday, September 18, as they occupy the 37th position from a previous 31
Nigeria who was placed 31in the World after the World Cup lost 4 points which could be due to the poor run in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers
They are now 6 in Africa behind , , , ,
Cameroon is 8th in Africa and 42nd in the World while Cape Verde, Guinea, and Burkina Faso occupy the , and position respectively.
Nigeria’s Group A opponents South Africa moved up two places from a previous 69 to 67, Congo(48 and 11 in CAF) while Sudan is 133 in the world, occupying the 40th position in Africa.
Nigeria play Sudan in October in a double legged AFCON tie.
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