Mikel Pleased With Eagles Rise In FIFA Rankings

Mikel Pleased With Eagles Rise In FIFA Rankings


By Johnny Edward:

Chelsea midfielder, Mikel John Obi, is delighted to see the Super Eagles climb ten places on the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

The Super Eagles rose to the 50th position placing eight in Africa, tied with Burkina Faso who also moved up 17 places chalking up 616 points.

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Mikel who led the Super Eagles to two crucial wins against Zambia and Algeria in the FIFA World Cup qualifying games expressed his delight at the improvement of the three time African champions.

He tweeted via his handle, @mikel_john_obi: "#SuperEagles up another 10 places in the FIFA rankings."

The Eagles' unbeaten run under Gernot Rohr continued in the month of November after wins over Tanzania and Zambia., with a 3-1 spanking of Algeria who dropped three places to 38th on the ranking.

‎The next FIFA rankings  release is scheduled for December 22nd 2016.

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