Nigeria now 33rd in the world after moving 12 spots on FIFA ranking
Nigeria have made progress in the latest FIFA Ranking after moving 12 places up in the world. In the latest ranking published by FIFA on Thursday, Nigeria climbed to 33rd in the world from 45th in the June 2019 ranking and also maintained its 3rd position in the continent. The Super Eagles who finished third at the AFCON 2019 in Egypt, behind Senegal and Algeria moved from its June points of 1433 to 1481. Algeria who are African champions moved 28 places to 40th in the world and climbed from 12th in Africa to fourth place. AFCON silver medal winners, Senegal, moved two spots up from 22nd to 20th and also maintained their number one spot in the continent. They are still the highest-ranked African country in the world – 20th spot. On the global ranking, Belgium maintained its number one spot in the world with 1746 points, followed by Brazil who have now displaced France to take the second spot. Here are top 10 countries in the world -Belgium, Brazil, France, England, Uruguay, Portugal, Croatia, Colombia, Spain and Argentina.