- Super Eagles of Nigeria
Nigeria moved up six places from the 67th to the 61st position in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday.
The Super Eagles’ points haul improved to 559 from the 540 for last month.
The three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners did well last month, winning their two friendly matches against Mali and Luxembourg.
Nigeria are 12th in Africa, behind the likes of Algeria (first in Africa, 32nd in the world) Cote d’ivoire (36th in the world) Ghana (37th in the world) and Egypt (45th in the world).