Senegal Top Africa As Nigeria Surprisingly Go Down in the Latest Fifa World Ranking


The concluding 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifiers have made their mark on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Senegal among the biggest climbers.

The Lions of Teranga have, in fact, risen to 23rd - their highest-ever position on the global ladder – on the back of securing a first World Cup place since 2002. They are now the top-ranked African nation, having leapfrogged fellow Russia 2018 qualifiers Tunisia (27th, up 1) and Egypt (31st, down 1).

Morocco. also went up to (40th and gained 8 points) while Congo DR went down (36th down -1point) and Cameroon (45th down -2 points).

 Nigeria also went down at (50th, down  -9 points )


 Again, this ranking surprised most Nigerian fans with the recent sets of incredible performances from Super Eagles both at the World cup qualifiers as well as the last international friendly against Argentina, an average fan would have thought Nigeria would also frogleaped like Senegal.

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