Nigeria’s Super Eagles Hold Steady at 39th Position in Latest FIFA Ranking
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained their position at number 39 in the most recent FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking. This update was released on FIFA’s official website on Thursday, July 20.
In terms of Africa, the Super Eagles continue to occupy the sixth spot, trailing behind Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt, who are ranked first, second, third, fourth, and fifth respectively. This implies that Nigeria remains a strong force in African football.
Interestingly, Lesotho, one of the Super Eagles’ opponents in Group C of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, experienced an upward movement in the ranking, climbing to the 151st position. On the other hand, South Africa and Zimbabwe saw a drop in their rankings, falling to 63rd and 125th respectively. Benin Republic maintained their position at 93rd, while Rwanda held firm at 139th.
The top ten rankings witnessed no changes, with exclusively European and South American teams dominating this elite group. Current world champions, Argentina, secured the top spot, while France and Brazil claimed the second and third positions respectively. England, Belgium, and Croatia also maintained strong rankings, coming in at fourth, fifth, and sixth place respectively.
Football enthusiasts can look forward to the next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, which will be published on September 21.
In conclusion, the Super Eagles’ consistent position at number 39 demonstrates their resilience and determination to compete at the highest level in international football. As the team continues to strive for excellence, fans eagerly await their future performances, hoping for a rise in the rankings and further success on the global stage.
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