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Super Eagles Drop Places In Latest FIFA World Ranking

Super Eagles Drop Places In Latest FIFA World Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles dropped two places from 40th to 42nd in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking, completesports.com reports.

The latest ranking was published on FIFA’s website on Thursday, 30 November, 2023.

The drop in places may not come as a surprise following the Super Eagles’ disappointing showing in their two opening fixtures in Group C 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

On matchday one against Lesotho, the Eagles forced the visitors to a 1-1 draw in Uyo.

While against Zimbabwe, Jose Peseiro’s men had to come from behind again to settle for another 1-1 draw.

After the opening two games, the three-time Africans champions are third behind leaders Rwanda and second placed South Africa.

In Africa, the Eagles maintained their sixth position.

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Meanwhile, Atlas Lions of Morocco are Africa’s highest ranked team at number 13.

African champions, Teranga Lions of Senegal, are second in place on the continent and 20th in the world.

Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt are third, fourth and fifth respectively in Africa.

Côte d’Ivoire, who are in Group A with the Eagles at next year’s AFCON, are 50th in the world and eight best team in Africa.

The top five teams in the world are Argentina, France, England, Belgium and Brazil.

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  • Emecco 3 months ago

    As expected, No surprises.

  • Blame it on JOSÉ PESEIRO

    GREAT players (individually); WRONG Manager

  • I was expecting them to be number 100

  • wagbara austin ichela 3 months ago

    with peseiro super eagles will continue to dwindle,how many nigerian local league players has he integrated into the team,nigerians should thank God that they are not presently ranked 155th in fifa ranking because that is what peseiro has metamorphose the team to.

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