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Super Eagles drop two places in the latest FIFA rankings

The Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped two places in the FIFA males’ rankings for the month of October 2021.

In the ranking released on FIFA’s official website on Thursday, October 21, The Super Eagles who had been ranked No. 34th in the world in September, dropped 14 points to 36th.

Super Eagles however remain fifth in Africa behind Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, and AFCON champions Algeria. Lone Stars of Liberia, who will host the Eagles in next month’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier, dropped six places from 144th to 150th.

Among the Eagles’ 2021 AFCON group opponents, it was only Guinea-Bissau that moved up as they climbed to 105th whereas Egypt and Sudan dropped to forty-eighth and 127th spots respectively.

Belgium and Brazil maintained first and second places respectively in the world with France changing England in the third spot.

European champions Italy are in fourth and England occupies fifth place. The following FIFA ranking will likely be printed on 25 November 2021.

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