Nigeria drops three places in the latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria drops three places in the latest FIFA ranking

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Super Eagles of Nigeria are now 32nd in the latest Fifa world rankings for the month of October which was l released on today, SportVectru reports.

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Last month, Gernot Rohr’s men were rated the 29th best team within the world. However, they dropped three places as a consequence of their contrasting leads to the October international fixtures.

The Super Eagles lost 1-0 to reigning African champions Algeria, before settling for a 1-1 draw against Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles.

Shortly after the overall rank was released, the Super Eagles are now 4th in Africa behind 2019 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up, Senegal, who gained 1549 points, Tunisia [1507] and reigning African champions, the Desert Foxes who garnered 1488 points.

There were no changes in the top five ranked countries in the world as Belgium, France, Brazil, England and Portugal remained first, second, third, fourth and fifth respectively.

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At number six is Spain, number seven spot has Uruguay, two-time World Cup champions Argentina are eight, at number nine is Croatia and Colombia are number 10.

The next FIFA World Ranking will be published on 26 November, 2020.

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