Nigeria Super Eagles, has risen three places to rank at 67th in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of August.
The Super Eagles were last July rated 70th globally and 17th on the continent.
The Eagles have been on a free fall in the past few months, a result which saw them experience their worst rankings in recent times.
Nigeria now ranks 16th in Africa moving a place up from July’s ranking.
Algeria remain Africa’s best ranked team as they occupy number 32 in the world and first on the continent.
There were no changes at the rankings summit, with the top 20 retaining their July position.
Argentina remain top, followed closely by Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile.