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Nigeria's latest position in the FIFA World Rankings has been revealed

Nigeria's latest position in the FIFA World Rankings has been revealed

The African Kings have advanced three times with four places in the latest rankings released by FIFA

The Super Eagles of  Gernot   Rohr’s is now ranked number 32 as the best football-playing nation in the world.

The 2013 African champions climbed four places in the April rankings released by FIFA on Thursday.

In the month under review, Nigeria scored 1,487 points to become the third-best team in the continent after overtaking Algeria and Morocco.

This jump is not far from the impressive results achieved by the country during last month's African Nations Cup qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

Paul Onuachu’s last head helped the Roar team silence squirrels in Charles de Gaulle Stadium, Porto-Novo. Three days later, they defeated the Thabo  Senong’s  Alligators at the Balogun Delivery Stadium.

Despite the decline in the two positions, Senegal ranked first in Africa and 22nd in the world with 1542 points, while the Tunisian Carthage Eagles - which were not affected - ranked 26th in the world and second in Africa after obtaining 1512 points.

Guinea-Bissau was the biggest mover in April - moving eleven places to 108th in the world, while Namibia ranked 111 with a move of 10.

For the youngsters at the Africa Cup of Nations, Comoros, which lost 4-0 to Egypt Mohamed Salah on the final day of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, slipped from a place in the ranking - to finish first. 36 in Africa and 131 worldwide.

The ranking of the top six remains unchanged, with Belgium leading the group while France, Brazil, England, Portugal and Spain follow in that order.

European side Armenia (90, +9) was the better side in terms of points thanks to 40.28 gain, while African Malawi (115, +8), Cape Verde (73, +7), Ethiopia (140), +6 ), Great progress, too.

The next FIFA / Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on May 27, 2021.

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