Fifa Ranking: Super Eagles Remain At 52nd Position

Published: January 17, 2013
Fifa Ranking: Super Eagles Remain At 52nd PositionFootball's governing body, Fifa has released its latest ranking of countries.

The National Team of Nigeria are ranked as the 52nd best team in the world, the same position they were ranked by the global body in December. In comparison with last month's ranking, Nigeria are now ranked as the 9th best team in Africa.

The Eagles African Cup of Nations opponents Zambia, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia are ranked 39th, 92nd and 110th respectively. In the continental ranking, the Chipolopolo are ranked 5th, Dalyarak Ciha 23rd while the Walya Antelopes are placed 31st.

European and World champions Spain continue to top the ranking followed by Germany, Argentina and Italy.

The next ranking will be published by Fifa on February 14.

Top 20 African Teams
1    Côte d'Ivoire       
2    Algeria       
3    Mali       
4    Ghana       
5    Zambia        
6    Libya  
7    Gabon   
8    Central African Republic      
9    Nigeria
10   Tunisia       
11    Egypt       
12    Guinea       
13    Sierra Leone       
14    Cameroon     
15    Cape Verde Islands       
16    Equatorial Guinea      
17    Morocco
18    Togo       
19    Angola       
20    Senegal

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