The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up in the latest FIFA Ranking released on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
Last month, the three-time African champions were 36th in the world, however, after wins over Benin and Lesotho in the final 2021 AFCON qualifiers, they are now 32nd in the world.
The movement also saw the Super Eagles move up to third in Africa, only behind Senegal and Tunisia.
Algeria and Morocco make up the top five countries in Africa. Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon, Mali, and Cote d’Ivoire complete the top 10 teams in Africa.
Belgium remains the number one country in the world while France, Brazil, England, and Portugal follow respectively.
Nigeria highest FIFA Ranking was achieved in April 1994, when they rose to as high as fifth in the world.