The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped a place in the latest monthly FIFA rankings released on Thursday, TheNewsGuru.com can exclusively report.
Recall that Jose Peseiro’s side thrashed Sao Tome and Principe 6-0 in the last AFCON qualifiers but the result didn’t have any positive effect on their position on the ranking table.
The Super Eagles, however, maintained sixth position in Africa and 40th in the world.
The Carthage Eagles of Morocco overtook Senegal on the top spot and have since retained its position.
The North Africans are followed by the Terangha Lions of Senegal, Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, Desert Foxes of Algeria and Pharaohs of Egypt.
World champions Argentina retained their number one position on the ranking.
France, Brazil, England and Belgium complete the top five teams in the world.