Super Eagles Step Up In FIFA Ranking, 38th In World, Maintain 6th In Africa
Brazil have knocked Germany off the top of the FIFA rankings
Nigeria are the 38th best team in the world and sixth in Africa, according to the latest FIFA ranking for the month of August released on Thursday.
The Super Eagles latest position is one up from last month’s 39th place in the world, while they maintained their position on the continent behind Egypt, Senegal, Congo DR, Tunisia, and Cameroon respectively.
Poland, who boast Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski amongst their ranks, are at a historic high of fifth having dropped just two points in their own qualifiers as European champions portugal dropped two places to fifth.
FIFA standings as of August 10:
1. Brazil (+1)
2. germany (-1)
4. Switzerland (+1)
5. Poland (+1)
6. portugal (-2)
9. belgium (+1)
10. France (-1)