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Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped one place from 47th position to 48th in the latest FIFA world ranking.

The latest ranking was released on Thursday on FIFA’s official website.

This was expected as the three time African champions lost three of their last five games. The Super Eagles also lost 17 points from last month’s 635. They are now on 618.

Incidentally, none of Nigeria’s group opponents at the Russia 2018 World Cup rose in the ranking.

Argentina remain fifth in the world, while Croatia who the Super Eagles will face in their opening 2018 FIFA World Cup game dropped two places from 18th to 20th.

World Cup debutants Iceland remained 22nd.

Germany remain in first position, Brazil in second, Belgium in third, Portugal fourth and Argentina fifth.

In sixth place are Switzerland, France are seventh, Poland moved up three spots from 10th to eighth while Chile retain their ninth position and Spain completing the top ten ranked teams.

Rank Team Total Points Previous Points +/- Positions +/- Points
1 ger - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingGermany 1558(1558.49) 1544 0 14
2 bra - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingBrazil 1431(1430.57) 1384 0 47
3 bel - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingBelgium 1298(1298.32) 1346 0 -48
4 por - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingPortugal 1274(1273.69) 1306 0 -32
5 arg - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingArgentina 1241(1241.45) 1254 0 -13
6 sui - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingSwitzerland 1199(1198.72) 1179 0 20
7 fra - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingFrance 1198(1198.13) 1166 0 32
8 pol - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingPoland 1183(1182.61) 1128 2 55
9 chi - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingChile 1135(1134.66) 1146 0 -11
10 esp - Super Eagles: Nigeria Drops to 48th Position In Latest FIFA World RankingSpain 1126(1125.5) 1162 -2 -36
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