Nigeria has moved up 3 places, from 70th to 67th in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of August. Nigeria is now ranked the 16th best team in Africa. The rankings in order in Africa is; Algeria, Ghana, CIV, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Cameroon, Congo DR, Cape Verde, Mali, Congo, South Africa, Uganda, Guinea, Nigeria.
Last month’s ranking saw Nigeria ranked 17th in Africa and 70th best team in the world. The top five ranked teams in the world are unchanged with Argentina and Belgium still ranked the top two teams in the world. Behind them are Colombia, Germany and Chile with Euro 2016 winners Portugal ranked 6th in the world.