It is the coveted list that cements your country as a force to be reckoned with in the football world. Just in case you don’t know, we are taking about the FIFA World Ranking.
The latest FIFA rankings published yesterday confirmed Argentina topped FIFA rankings. The Super Eagles of Nigeria fell 17 places to become the 57th ranked team in the world and the 10th best team in Africa. Ghana, Algeria, Ivory are all ahead of Nigeria in FIFA’s latest reckoning.
Nigeria’s descent on the ranking is a little hard to bear considering the fact that in the period under review, the Super Eagles only played one competitive match Chad which they won 2-0.
Perhaps one of the biggest surprises in the ranking is Romania who have shot up to 9th place..
On the strength of their Copa America victory, Chile have moved up eight places to 11th.
The teams which make up FIFA’s top Ten Ranking are: