Nigeria End 2018 As 4th Best Team In Africa, 44th In The World

Published on: 20 December 2018

Football governing body, FIFA, has released its end-of-year international ranking of Men’s National Teams, with the Super Eagles of Nigeria the fourth best team in Africa.


In the global ranking, Nigeria's position is unchanged as they remain 44th with 1427 points accumulated.


Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and Democratic Republic of Congo complete the top five teams in Africa in that order.


Nigeria's next opponents in a competitive match, Seychelles, occupy the 189th position in the global ranking, while our other group opponents in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers South Africa and Libya are placed 72nd and 104th respectively.


Belgium retained their position as the top rated team in the world, word champions France are second followed by Brazil, Croatia and England.


The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 7 February 2019.


Top Ten African Teams End Of Year Ranking


1) Senegal

2) Tunisia

3) Morocco

4) Nigeria

5) DR Congo

6) Ghana

7) Cameroon

8) Egypt

9) Burkina Faso

10) Mali