Nigeria’s Super Eagles Drops to Fortieth in the Latest FIFA Coca-Cola World Ranking
Despite recording a 6-0 win against São Tomé and Principe in their final 2023 African Cup of Nation (AFCON) qualifier, Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped to fortieth from thirty night in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking.
Morocco topped Africa’s list, followed by Senegal (2nd), Tunisia (3rd), Algeria (4th) and Egypt (5th), while Nigeria is in sixth position.
World champions Argentina tightened their grip at the top of the ranking with France in the second-place.
Brazil is in third position, England (4th), and Belgium (5th) retain their places in the top five that remain unchanged from the July 2023 edition of the global ranking.
Meanwhile, Morocco remains Africa’s number one nation, sitting in 13th place in the world ranking.
While Senegal dropped two places and now rank 20th in the world, they maintained their second position in Africa.
Tunisia are the only African country among the top six on the continent to move up globally. They were ranked 31 in the previous rankings but in the update released by FIFA on Thursday, they now occupy the 29th position in the world.
Algeria (34) and Egypt (35) complete the Top 5 in Africa.
Globally, World Cup winners, Argentina, are still the number one ranked nation ahead of France, Brazil, England, and Belgium.