Nigeria has moved to 60th on the FIFA/Cocacola latest ranking, jumping four places from its last position in September. Two successive victories for the Super Eagles, the latest being against Zambia, accounted for Nigeria’s leap in the ranking.
Ivory Coast are still the leaders in Africa. They moved three notches in the global ranking to 31st position. They are followed by Senegal at 32nd position. Senegal moved seven places, the highest in the latest ranking for African countries, to become the second footballing force in Africa. Algeria are 35th in the world and their position as Africa’s third power remain unchanged. Read more