Super Eagles maintains position on FIFA ranking

Super Eagles maintains position on FIFA ranking Super Eagles maintains position on FIFA ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain unmoved in the latest FIFA ranking.

The Nigerian national team maintains their 31st position in the world and 4th in Africa. Senegal remains the highest ranked team in Africa, ranked 18th in the World.

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According to the ranking table published on FIFA’s verified page on Thursday, the Jose Peseiro-tutored players maintained the 1,504.7 garnered points in July.

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On the continental level, they are still placed fourth behind Senegal (18), Morocco (23) and Tunisia (30).

On the global scene, with five major tournaments in different parts of the world, international women‘s football has hogged the headlines in recent months.

Fifty-eight international fixtures were played in the men‘s game, mostly in Africa and Asia, hence changes in the August edition of the FIFA World Ranking are few and far between.

Two countries, Mauritania (107th, plus 3) and Botswana (146th, plus 3) have been posting good results, as reflected by a climb of three places each in the standings.

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That progress makes them jointly the two most-improved sides in terms of places.

In the top 50, almost nothing has changed from the previous edition,  Brazil (1st, ), Belgium (2nd,  ) and Argentina (3rd,  ) still occupy the podium places, while their immediate followers remain in the same order they were in June.

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