FIFA Rankings : Super Eagles Sit In 29th Position Despite Being Inactive For More Than Nine Months
Published: September 17, 2020
 FIFA Rankings : Super Eagles Sit In 29th Position Despite Being Inactive For More Than Nine Months
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday, September 17 published its latest rankings of National Teams, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.

Though the Super Eagles have been inactive for more than nine months, they have climbed two spots and are now rated 29th globally while ranking third in Africa.

Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria and Algeria who all reached the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are the top four teams in Africa in that order, followed by Morocco and Ghana.

The Super Eagles next opponent, Ivory Coast rise one place to sit in 60th position and are ranked 12th in Africa.

Our three rivals in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in the shape of Benin, Sierra Leone and Lesotho sit in the 84th, 119th and 139th positions respectively, while World Cup qualifiers foes Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia sit 78th, 110th and 152nd respectively. 

The top four is unchanged, with Belgium topping the rankings, followed by France, Brazil and England.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on October 22, 2020.

Igho Kingsley

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