Super Eagles Makes Huge Progress in Fifa Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria made progress in the last monthly Fifa ranking as they moved to the third-place position in Africa and 32nd position in the world in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday morning. The three-African champions are now the third-best team in Africa behind newly crowned AFCON champions the Terangha Lions and the Atlas Lions of Morocco.

Super Eagles of Nigeria Ranked Third Best in Africa in New Fifa Ranking

The West Africans won all three group matches against Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon before being eliminated by Tunisia in the Round of 16. Austine Eguavoen’s side did well in Cameroon and so won the hearts of many football fans as the games they played they played it well and gave their best.

Super Eagles Makes Huge Progress In Fifa Ranking

The Super Eagles were ranked 36th and the fifth-best team in Africa before the 2021 African Cup of Nations tournament. Algeria and Tunisia, who were ranked higher than the Super Eagles in the world and on the continent had a dismal campaign at AFCON 2021.

Algeria exited at the group stage with one draw and two defeats from three games, while Tunisia recorded two wins and two defeats.

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