Nigeria Drops to 46th on Fifa Ranking
The Super Eagles of Nigeria retained their fourth position in Africa but dropped two places from the previous 44th position in FIFA Coca Cola World Rankings released on Thursday.
Nigeria, who were not in action for the time being considered, also retained her 1,427 ranking points from the previous list in December.
The first ranking of the year also saw Asian champions, Qatar, climb to 55th in the world, gaining 38 places and reaching their best position since the ranking began in 1993.
Meanwhile, Senegal retains her top spot among African teams with 1,505 points and 24th in the world with Tunisia following closely with 1,493 points on 28th place.
Behind is Morocco who garnered 1,440 points after descending three places, from 40th placed in the previous list to 43rd.
Belgium remains the best ranked side in the world, closely followed by world champions France, with Brazil, Croatia and England completing the top five countries.
The next rankings will be published on April 4.