Nigeria is placed 6th in Africa and 38th best team in the world, according to the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.
The Super Eagles latest position is one up from last month’s 39th place in the world, while they maintained their position on the continent behind Egypt, Senegal, Congo DR, Tunisia, and Cameroon respectively.
Brazil returned to No.1, pushing world champions Germany to second place. In third place are Argentina, Switzerland are fourth, Poland occupy the fifth spot. European champions Portugal are in sixth, South American champions Chile in seventh, Colombia in eight, Belgium ninth and France tenth.