Lagos - Nigeria has remained unmoved, maintaining their 53rd
spot in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday, September 3.
The Super Eagles however moved one step higher, from 10th to
9th spot on the continent of Africa.
Algeria continued to set the pace in Africa, with Ivory Coast
and Ghana holding on to the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. They are trailed
by Tunisia, Senegal, Congo, Cameroon and Egypt.
Globally, Argentina maintained their leadership position on
the summit, and are trailed by Belgium and Germany who stayed put in the 2nd
and 3rd spots respectively.
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Colombia, Brazil and Portugal followed suit to make the top
six, and are trailed by Romania, Chile, Wales and England in the top ten
In July, Nigeria, 2013 Africa champions suffered their worst
FIFA ranking drop in as many years to be ranked a distant 57th in the world,
and 10th in Africa.
That latest setback meant Nigeria moved 14 steps downwards,
from 43rd spot globally in June. And three steps backwards from the 7th spot on
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