The Super Eagles of Nigeria has climbed up to fourth position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola football ranking released on Thursday, also moved from 40th position from the World ranking to 38th position.
The Super Eagles who have never lose any match since German coach Gernot Rohr took over the coaching job has continued to restore their glory as the football giants of Africa.
The Super Eagles who will be playing Togo before playing their African Nations Cup Qualifiers against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the Godwill Akpabio’s Stadium in Uyo June 10.
The Super Eagles are among some countries who moved up big in the June FIFA world ranking as Burkina Faso were one of the most biggest drops by point losing 60 points.
The Super Eagles last game was against Corsica which ended in a 1-1 draw with both teams scoring from the penalty spot.
Egypt are top of the chart for Africa while Burkina Faso slide down to 7th position. Djibouti, Eritrea and Somalia occupies the last position in Africa.
Egypt and Senegal rose in the ranking, to 20th and 27th respectively.
Cameroon moved a spot up from 33rd to 32nd in the world and third on the continent.
Togo, Nigeria’s international friendly opponents, are 106th in the world with 320 points gained.
South Africa moved a step down from 64 to 65.
There were no changes in the top 10 positions in the world rankings as Brazil remained first, Argentina (2nd) Germany(3rd) Chile (4th) Colombia (5th) France(6th) Belgium(7th) Portugal(8th) Switzerland (9th) and Spain(10th)
AFRICAN FIRST TEN COUNTRIES
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