Nigeria has moved up two spots from thirty first to twenty ninth place within the newest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings.
The rankings have been printed on FIFA’s official web site on Thursday.
It means the Tremendous Eagles at the moment are the third greatest nation in Africa, solely behind Senegal (twentieth) and Tunisia (twenty sixth).
Nigeria’s opponents within the 2021 AFCON qualifying sequence didn’t make any progress within the rankings.
Benin Republic and Lesotho remained at 84th and 139th respectively, whereas Sierra Leone dropped to 119th.
Additionally, there was no progress made by the Eagles’ 2022 World Cup qualifying opponents, Cape Verde, Central Africa Republic and Liberia.
Cape Verde and Liberia are 78th and 152nd respectively and Central Africa Republic dropped one spot to a hundred and tenth.