The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped to 67th position in the latest FIFA world ranking released today, Thursday, April 7.
The Super Eagles slipped five places to be ranked 14th best African side behind Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Egypt, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Congo DR, Guinea, Congo, Cameroon, Morocco and Mali.
Meanwhile, Algeria remain at the summit of African football after moving four places to the 33rd position in the world while second-placed Cote d’Ivoire climbed two places to 34th and Egypt leapfrogged nine places up to 44th in the world but are fifth in Africa.
Argentina over took Belgium to take the top spot in the world ranking while Chile remain third in the world.
Top 10 African sides in FIFA’s rankings for April (world ranking in brackets)
- Algeria (33)
- Ivory Coast (34)
- Ghana 38)
- Senegal (43)
- Egypt (44)
- Cape Verde (47)
- Tunisia (47)
- DR Congo (51)
- Guinea 58)
- Congo (59)