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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Remain Stagnant

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain unchanged on the latest Fifa rankings for the month of January released on Thursday.

The three-time African champions maintained its unimpressive 66th in the world after dropping from 59th in November to 66th in December.

They however lost one point from 541 to 540 which makes them drop one place from 13th to 14th in the African ranking.

Sunday Oliseh’s men are behind Cote d’Ivoire, Algeria, Ghana, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Senegal, Congo, Guinea, Cameroon, Egypt, Congo DR, Uganda, and Mali in the African ranking.

The Elephants, who Nigeria face in a pre-CHAN friendly on Monday, are the best team on the continent 950 points which put them in the 19th position in the world while Algeria are second in Africa and ranked 28th in the world, with Ghana in third with 766 points.

Meanwhile, Belgium ended 2015 on a high note and they have begun 2016 in the same fashion. The Red Devils remain top of the table in the first World Ranking of 2016, while Argentina and Spain have also held onto their respective second and third positions.