The Super Eagles of Nigeria made progress by climbing one spot up to 38th position on the FIFA rankings released on Thursday.
Despite the movement, the Super Eagles retained their sixth position in Africa.
The Pharaohs of Egypt is ranked 25th in the world and occupy the top spot in Africa followed by Congo Dr, Senegal, Tunisia and Cameroon.
Meanwhile, Brazil returned to the summit of the rankings, as world champions, Germany, dropped back to 2nd position.
FIFA Rankings Top Five (Africa)
- Congo Dr