Super Eagles 44th in FIFA Rankings

The Super Eagles were 48th in the last rankingsreleased by the world football governing body for the month of September.

Following two impressive wins in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) double header against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya the Super Eagles eagles moved up four places.

The Super Eagles beat Libya 4-0 in Nigeria before travelling to record a 3-2 win away in Sfax Tunisia.

Super Eagles third in Africa

In the last rankings the Super Eagles occupied the 48th position in world football but were also ranked fifth in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR and Morocco.

The latest rankings however reveal that the Super Eagles not only improved on the world stage but also on the continent.

Nigeria are now third in Africa just behind Tunisia who moved up one place to 22, while Senegal maintained the 25th spot.

Other top ranked teams in Africa include Congo DR (46), Morocco (47), Cameroon (51), Ghana (52), Burkina Faso (57), Egypt (58) and Côte d'Ivoire (64).

Belgium top in world ranking

Belgium were joint top with reigning world champions France in the September FIFA rankings.

The bronze medal winners at the have however moved clear at the top of the rankings released by the world football governing body.

Just one points separates the top two as they both played out a draw in their respective friendly games and won their UEFA Nations League group games against tough opposition.

World Ranking

1. Belgium 2 France 3 Brazil 4 Croatia 5 England 6 Uruguay 7 Portugal 8 Switzerland 9 Spain 10 Denmark