Super Eagles have moved up to the 41st spot in the World and retained the fifth position in Africa in the new FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings released, yesterday.
The new ranking released by the soccer governing body showed that Nigeria moved up three places from the 44th position in September, but maintained the fifth spot in Africa.
It said that Nigeria had 721 points compared to the 696 in September.
The report said that Tunisia became the new number one in Africa and 28th in the world with 834 points while the former number one the continent, Egypt came second and 30th in the world with 818 points.
Senegal is number three in Africa and 32 in the world with 815 points while DR Congo is fourth on the continent and 35th in the world with 751 points.
African champions, Cameroon is sixth in the continent and 42nd in the world with 718 points.
In the top 10 ranked countries, Germany retained the number one position in the world with 1,631 points while Brazil is second with 1,619 points. Read more