Friday, April 11, 2014

The Super Eagles moved twoplaces up in the monthly FIFAranking released in Zurich,Switzerland yesterday morning

Nigeria is now the 45th best
national team in the world
according to the latest ranking
by the football governing body.
The Super Eagles were ranked
47th in the last Fifa rankings
following their goalless draw
with Mexico in last month's
international friendly.

Cote D'Ivoire continue to be the
top-ranked African side moving
up three places to 21 this month.
Egypt also moved up two spots
to finish in 24th position in the
world and second in Africa. They
are followed by Algeria in 25,
Ghana 38, Cape Verde 42, Tunisia
49, Cameroon 50, Guinea51 and
Mali 59 to round up the African
top ten.

Europe occupies the top three
places on the FIFA/Coca-Cola
World Ranking after Portugal
climbed third behind leaders
Spain and Germany.
They are followed by four South
American sides in Colombia,
Uruguay and fierce rivals
Argentina and Brazil, who share
sixth position.

Greece return to the top ten for
the first time since October 2012,
while Scotland moved up 15
places to the 22nd position in
the world.
Nigeria's World Cup Group F
opponents are ranked thus:
Argentina 6, Bosnia-Herzegovina
25 and Iran 37.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World
Ranking will be published on 8

Reference: Vanguard

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