feb 8, 2019
Nigeria super eagles drop two spots in the first FIFA ranking of 2019, The Super eagles of Nigeria where formally in the 44th position of the FIFA ranking but has now moved two positions backwards on the newest release this year.
The Three-time African champions however retained their last month’s fourth spot in Africa.
The lack of participation of the Nigerian senior team(Super Eagles) in any activity to improve their 44th spot prompted the drop of the Super Eagles in the 2019 FIFA ranking.
But the team is looking to step up with two matches lined up for them in March, Nigeria is expected to rank better in the next edition of the grading scheduled to be published by the world football governing body on April 4.
Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo are the top five countries in the CAF region. Both Seychelles and Egypt are ranked 189th and 57th in the world respectively.
TOP FIVE TEAMS IN THE WORLD
Top Ten African Teams
5) DR Congo