FIFA ranking: Nigeria drops to 48th position ahead 2018 World Cup

WASSCE 2018 for Private Candidates GCE (2nd Series Aug/Oct 2018) – International Timetable – Click Here!

Nigeria has dropped a point from its last month’s 47th position to 48 place in the world, and from sixth to seventh in the continent, in the latest FIFA rankings. A statement by FIFA said the recent flurry of pre-World Cup friendlies left its mark on the latest rankings.

While the top three positions are unchanged as Germany, Brazil and Belguim sit respectively, Russia-bound duo of Poland and Uruguay have succeeded in making strides within the top 20.

Super Eagles World Cup Group D foes Argentina, Croatia and Iceland are on fifth, 20th and 22nd positions respectively.

Read Also  Premier League: Huddersfield v Manchester United - Match Preview

In Africa, Tunisia moved seven places down from 14th in the previous rankings to 21 as the continent’s top ranked team.

Senegal follows in 27th place while DR Congo stayed on 38 with Russia-bound Morocco on 41st place and Egypt in 45th position.

Read Also  Russia 2018: Germany 0:1 Mexico - Match Report (Watch Video of Match Highlights)

Ghana, a non-participant at the World Cup moved three places to 47th and sixth in the region. The next rankings will be released on July 19.

Download e-books for education and research for FREE - Click Here


Do You Know Nigeria? Attempt 10 simple questions on Nigeria for FREE and Win FREE N500 Airtime – Click Here to Participate!

For your news articles, press release, Breaking News, send e-mail to [email protected]

Read Also  Russia 2018: Astymin offers Super Eagles 1m per goal

Read Related News....