Nigeria drop to 34th on latest FIFA ranking




Super Eagles Credit: BBC

Nigeria national football team, Super Eagles have dropped to the 34th position in the latest FIFA ranking for September.

Super Eagles gathered 1, 482 points in the month under review as against 1,481 it had in August.

The 34th position is a one place drop compared to its 33rd position in August.

In spite of the drop, Nigeria still occupy the third position on the continent behind Senegal ( 1,546 ) and Tunisia ( 1,493 ) respectively.

According to the ranking released on FIFA website, Belgium remain top of the FIFA World Ranking after an action-packed number of weeks in international football which saw 78 friendlies, 74 continental qualifiers and 60 FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifiers take place.

Though the teams in the top ten remain unchanged, there has been some movement. France (2nd, up 1) and Brazil (3rd, down 1) have traded places, while Spain (7th, up 2) are the top ten’s biggest movers.




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