Super Eagles dropped seven places in FIFA Ranking August table.
Angeladaviesblog reports that Nigeria’s Super Eagle has dropped seven places in the FIFA rankings published today, Thursday, August 12.
The three-time African champions maintained their position in May, the last time the rating was released.
However, that changed this time as there were international friendlies.
The Super Eagles dropped from third to fifth in the continent and to the 34th spot globally, having accrued 1480 points.
Nigeria failed to win any of their three international games, losing twice and settling for a draw once.
Senegal is ranked first in Africa and 21st in the world with 1545 points, while Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles are now 28th globally and second in Africa after accruing 1515 points.
Algeria climbed 12 places to 30th in the world and third in Africa and Morocco are now 32nd and fourth in Africa.
Belgium remains at number one, Brazil are second, France third, England fourth and Euro 2020 winners Italy are fifth.
In sixth place is Argentina, the seventh spot has Spain while Portugal, Mexico and USA are eight, ninth and tenth respectively.
Globally, Belgium retained top spot, while Euro 2020 winners Italy moved up into the top five behind runners-up England.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking will be published on 16 September 16, 2021