The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped down five places in the latest FIFA world rankings released and are now ranked 42nd.
Nigeria equally plummeted on the continent, now ranked ninth in African after being able to gather just a total of
Previously ranked 38th in the last rankings, Nigeria paid the price for a poor showing in the 2015 African Nations Cup qualifiers.
A 1-0 loss in the first leg of the qualifiers to Sudan could only help Nigeria’s free fall on the ranking table.
The best ranked team in Africa is now Algeria and are now placed 15th in the world, with Cote d’Ivoire slumping down to second in Africa.
Germany, Argentina and Colombia, in first, second and third positions respectively are the the top three ranked countries in the world.