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Thursday, 29 November 2018

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria retains 44th position

Nigeria is now fourth in Africa and retains its 44th spot in the world with 1427 points 4 points down from October’s 1431 points in the FIFA/Coca-Cola Rankings released today being 29th of November.







Tunisia which had led the african teams in the last rankings dropped to second place behind Senegal, while dropping four places in the process and now sits 26th in the world on 1493 points.

Senegal leads the CAF teams with 1505 points and sits 23rd in the world, with Morocco resting in the third place along with Congo DR who placed fifth after garnering 1440 and 1420 points as 40th and 49th placed respectively.
Belgium, France and Brazil are unchanged as the highest ranked in the world with 1727, 1727 and 1676 points respectively.

According to FIFA's website, FIFA, defeats for the leading duo in the UEFA Nations League resulted in both dropping six ranking points.
Brazil, though still 50 points behind France added seven after wins over Uruguay which are seventh ranked and 55th placed Cameroon.
Meanwhile, the big climbers includes Mozambique (117th, up 5), Angola (125th, up 5), Sudan (127th, up 8), Comoros (143rd, up 5) and Gambia (166th, up 7).
The rise of Kosovo (131st, up 6) was also notable as it took them to their highest position ranking to date.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on Dec. 20.

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