Nigeria now 48 in FIFA ranking 4th in Africa


Belgium, France are joint leaders

Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year history.

The rankings posted on the FIFA official website on Thursday, shows that the Super Eagles amassed 1415 points to finish 48th in the month of September.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles who defeated Seychelles 3-0 on Sept. 8 to put themselves back in contention for a place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) improved their position from seventh to the fourth best team in Africa.


[penci_blockquote style=”style-2″ align=”none” author=””]Senegal still maintains their number one spot in Africa and 25th in the world with 1492 points.[/penci_blockquote]

Seychelles dropped one spot from 188th to 189th in the rankings, while Libya, whom Nigeria face in their next group game of the AFCON qualifier next month are placed 99th in the rankings.

Senegal still maintains their number one spot in Africa and 25th in the world with 1492 points.

DR Congo and Morocco are second and third in Africa, and 40th and 45th in the world with 1447 and 1425 points respectively.


[penci_related_posts taxonomies=”undefined” title=”Online Related Posts” background=”” border=”” thumbright=”no” number=”4″ style=”grid” align=”none” displayby=”recent_posts” orderby=”random”]

Russia, 2018 semi-finalists Belgium and reigning World Champions, France are joint leaders in the rankings, the first time the top spot is being shared in the table’s 25-year history.

Meanwhile, Brazil, Croatia and Uruguay clinched the top five spots while England, Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark are sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and 10th respectively.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on Oct. 25.

Comment With Facebook

Comments (58)

  1. I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was great. I don’t know who you are but definitely you’re going to a famous blogger if you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

  2. This is a to a great extent respected post. Thanks for posting this.

    What do you over close by my website:

  3. I carry on listening to the news update lecture about getting free online grant applications so I have been looking around for the most excellent site to get one. Could you tell me please, where could i acquire some?

  4. This is a truly respected post. Thanks instead of posting this.

    What do you believe close by my website:

  5. This is a same signal post. Thanks for posting this.

    What do you over nearby my website:

  6. Cialis canadien cialis daily use cialis cost

  7. F*ckin’ awesome things here. I’m really glad to see your post. Thanks a whole lot and i am looking forward to contact you. Will you please drop me a e-mail?

  8. Cialis generic cialis no doctor’s prescription cialis without a doctor prescription

Comment here