On the heels of a 2 - 0 defeat to South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria's Super Eagles dropped to 39th from 38th in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday 6th of July, 2017.
Meanwhile, the Eagles maintained their 6th position on the continent behind Egypt, Senegal, Congo DR, Tunisia and Cameroon.
Germany reclaimed the top position in the FIFA ranking for the first time since being knocked off the top spot two years ago following a superb performance at the just concluded FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.
Teams that made up the top 10 are:
In Africa, the top 10 teams are:
3. Congo Dr
7. Burkina Faso
10. Cote d'Ivoire.
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