Nigeria slip down to 35 in Latest FIFA World Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped in the latest FIFA World Ranking report released on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

The report shows that the Eagles slipped to 35th spot in the month of October. understands that the Nigerian team gained 1,481 points as against 1482 points recorded in the month of September.

However, Nigeria remains 3rd in Africa followed by Senegal and Tunisia who sit 20th and 29th with 1,546 and 1,495 points, respectively.

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Belgium (1st, unchanged) still leads the way from France (2nd, unchanged) and Brazil (3rd, unchanged), although top-ten rivals Uruguay (5th, up 1), Croatia (7th, up 1), Argentina (9th, up 1) have at least edged closer to the summit.

But the most significant rises are to be found further down the Ranking, where the in-form quartet of Ukraine (22nd, up 3), Japan (28th, up 3), Turkey (32nd, up 4) and Russia (37th, up 5) are among the more notable climbers.

A clutch has also made jumps of 10 or more places of teams outside the top 50, namely Nicaragua (137th, up 11), South Sudan (162nd, up 11), Barbados (160th, up 10) and São Tomé and Príncipe (180th, up 10).

And there is fresh celebrate, too, for Kosovo (114th, up 5), who can again reflect with pride on their best Ranking position to date.

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