FIFA World Rankings – Super Eagles drop two places Down – The Nigerian national men’s football team known as the Super Eagles have dropped two places in FIFA men’s rankings for the month of October.
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The national men’s football team after being called out former Super Eagles player Victor Ikpeba for not being the best team in Africa, despite their 2-0 victory in Douala, Cameroon, the team have failed to maintain their standard, thus dropping 2 positions down in the last rankings of the best national football teams in the world according to the world’s football governing body – FIFA ratings.
Super Eagles however remain in fifth in Africa behind Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and AFCON champions Algeria. Lone Stars of Liberia, who will host the Eagles in next month’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier, dropped six places from 144th to 150th.
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Among the Eagles’ 2021 AFCON group opponents, it was only Guinea-Bissau that moved up as they climbed to 105th while Egypt and Sudan dropped to 48th and 127th spots respectively.
Belgium and Brazil maintained first and second places respectively in the world with France replacing England in third spot. European champions Italy are in fourth and England occupy fifth position. The next FIFA ranking will be published on 25 November 2021.