The Super Eagles of Nigeria has moved up four places in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday.
Nigeria now occupies 60th position in the world while they are eleventh in Africa.
Ivory Coast, Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia and Ghana are the top five teams in Africa respectively.
Cameroon and Zambia are placed 59th and 94th in the global ranking.
Argentina retained their position as the best country followed by Germany, Brazil, Belgium and Colombia.
The next ranking will be published by FIFA on 24th November, 2016.
Top Ten African Teams
1) Ivory Coast
7) Congo DR