Nigeria Make Progress In Latest Fifa Rankings, Brazil First, Africa's Top 20 Revealed
Published: August 08, 2017
Nigeria Make Progress In Latest Fifa Rankings, Brazil First, Africa's Top 20 Revealed Ahead of two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon in September, the Super Eagles are expected to make slight progress in the latest Fifa rankings that will be released by football's governing body Fifa on Thursday, August 10.

Nigeria have climbed one place and are now ranked 38th in the world, level on 716 points with 2004 European champs Greece.

The Super Eagles are sixth in the continental rankings, and have 21 points less than their next opponents in a competitive match Cameroon.

Egypt retained their number one spot in Africa, followed by Congo DR, Senegal, Tunisia and Cameroon.

South Americans Brazil will displace Germany as the best ranked nation, Argentina, Switzerland and Poland complete the top five.

Africa's Top 20 Teams

1) Egypt
2) Congo DR
3) Senegal
4) Tunisia
5) Cameroon
6) Nigeria
7) Algeria
8) Burkina Faso
9) Ghana
10) Ivory Coast
11) Morocco
12) Mali
13) South Africa
14) Guinea
15) Uganda
16) Sierra Leone
17) Congo
18) Kenya
19) Libya
20) Mauritania

Ifeanyi Emmanuel
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