Nigeria has moved up one spot in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday.
The Super Eagles placed 62nd in the world and 11th in Africa after climbing one position upwards in the month of February.
Nigeria was the 63rd best football team in the world and 12th in Africa for the month of January.
Cape Verde is top and 31st in the world, followed by Cote D’Ivoire on 36, Algeria on 37 and Ghana on 41 and Tunisia 47. Senegal, Egypt, Congo DR, Congo, Cameroon and Nigeria come 48, 53, 58, 59, 61 and 62 respectively.