Despite humiliating Sao Tome 10-0 and Sierra Leone by 2-1 Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped one place in the FIFA world rankings for the Month of June.
The Super Eagles are now are now ranked 31st in the world as against its previous position of 30th and 3rd best in Africa.
Recall that Nigeria climbed up to the 30th position in March after the country featured at AFCON 2021.
However, Jose Peseiro’s side are currently the 4th best team in Africa, while the Teranga Lions of Senegal are number one in Africa and now the 18th best team in the world.
Behind Nigeria are Cameroon, Egypt, Algeria and Mali in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth place, respectively.
Brazil retains the number one position in the world and closely followed by Belgium, Argentina, France, England, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Denmark, making the top 10.
Others that made the list from 11-20 positions are Germany, Mexico, Uruguay, USA, Croatia, Switzerland, Colombia, Senegal, Wales and Sweden.
This is the first time in 5 years that Two South American football giants Brazil and Argentina will make the top three in world rankings.