Super Eagles Retain 31st Position in latest FIFA Rankings
By Our Correspondent
2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON bronze winner, Super Eagles of Nigeria retained her 31st ranked position in football after world football governing body, FIFA Thursday released January 2020 rankings, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Nigeria was ranked 31st in the December 2019 rankings
The former African champions were adjudged the same rank in the world according to the ranking released in December 2019.
Gernot Rohr’s men are now Africa’s third best nation behind Senegal and Tunisia, while Algeria and Morocco complete the top five Africa best.
Senegal remain at the summit of African football with 1555 points which put them in the 20th position in the world while the Carthage Eagles are second and ranked 27th in the world.
Super Eagles’ opponents in March’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Sierra Leone also remain motionless with 1155 points to be rated 118th in the world and no. 30 in Africa.
Overall, the top 20 remain unchanged, with Belgium, France and Brazil still making up the top three.
The next FIFA World Ranking will be published on 9 April 2020.