Latest FIFA ranking: Nigeria remains 34th, England now third

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria remained 34th in the World and fifth in Africa in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

The Nigerian male team had dropped seven points in the previous FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

The latest ranking showed that Super Eagles have accumulated 1492.37 points as against its previous 1479.58 points.

This is after Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles won two World Cup Qualifiers.

Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco top African teams’ ranking.

Meanwhile, England leapfrogged cross-Channel rivals France into third place of FIFA standings published Thursday.

Belgium and Brazil retained first and second spots respectively, while England make their first appearance on the podium in nine years on the back of two wins and a draw in recent 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

France paid the price for two draws and a win to go fourth.

European champions Italy and Copa America winners Argentina sit in fifth and sixth places.

RK Team Total Points Previous Points +/- Positions
1 Belgium 1832.33 1822.34 9.99
2 Brazil 1811.73 1797.67 14.06
3 England 1755.44 1752.83 2.61
4 France 1754.31 1761.77 -7.46
5 Italy 1735.73 1744.67 -8.94
6 Argentina 1725.31 1714.43 10.88
7 Portugal 1674.9 1661.51 13.39
8 Spain 1673.68 1680.44 -6.76
9 Mexico 1666.19 1658.29 7.90
10 Denmark 1658.49 1642.28 16.21
11 Netherlands 1648.2 1637.48 10.72
12 Uruguay 1645.42 1634.63 10.79
13 USA 1643.1 1647.75 -4.65
14 Germany 1627.8 1613.29 14.51
15 Switzerland 1622.73 1621.37 1.36
16 Colombia 1618.4 1617.67 0.73
17 Croatia 1608.25 1594.36 13.89
18 Sweden 1606.03 1606.79 -0.76
19 Wales 1563.59 1567.29 -3.70
20 Senegal 1555.37 1545.38 9.99
21 Peru 1548.78 1543.16 5.62
22 IR Iran 1538.08 1522.04 16.04
23 Chile 1536.53 1557.81 -21.28
24 Poland 1531.82 1516.27 15.55
25 Tunisia 1526.87 1515.3 11.57
26 Japan 1520.46 1529.45 -8.99
27 Ukraine 1520.07 1522.7 -2.63
28 Serbia 1515.97 1507.19 8.78
29 Austria 1504.82 1535.12 -30.30
30 Algeria 1498.62 1498.75 -0.13
31 Czech Republic 1494.78 1492.65 2.13
32 Australia 1493.99 1477.21 16.78
33 Morocco 1493.23 1487.89 5.34
34 Nigeria 1492.37 1479.58 12.79
35 Paraguay 1484.31 1483.49 0.82
36 Korea Republic 1479.41 1474.96 4.45
37 Russia 1475.43 1462.24 13.19
38 Slovakia 1462.59 1467.4 -4.81
39 Norway 1461.76 1450.12 11.64
40 Hungary 1456.93 1474.36 -17.43
41 Turkey 1455.44 1463.91 -8.47
42 Romania 1451.8 1439.7 12.10
43 Qatar 1445.83 1455.23 -9.40
44 Costa Rica 1438.29 1449.79 -11.50
45 Scotland 1435.64 1424.77 10.87
46 Greece 1435.43 1427.04 8.39
47 Northern Ireland 1435.06 1422.29 12.77
48 Egypt 1434.62 1432.63 1.99
49 Venezuela 1434.14 1463.3 -29.16
50 Republic of Ireland 1418.7 1429.44 -10.74

 

 

 

PUNCH/Mercy Chukwudiebere

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