– Nigeria have dropped to 50th position in the November FIFA ranking
– The former African champions also dropped to 8th position in Africa
– In October, Nigeria were ranked 41st in the world, and 5th in Africa
Despite finishing their 2018 World Cup qualifiers unbeaten, and also beating Argentina 4-2 in their last international friendly, the Super Eagles have dropped to 50th position in the latest FIFA ranking.
World football governing body (FIFA) released the November edition of the ranking on Thursday, November 23, and Nigeria are now 50th in the World and occupy 8th position in Africa.
This latest FIFA ranking is expected not to go well with many Nigerian fans who are expecting the Super Eagles to go up considering their recent matches.
In October 2017, Super Eagles were ranked 41st in the world and 5th in Africa, and many Nigerian will definitely ask themselves the yardstick FIFA are using for their ranking.
Nigeria have also dropped to 8th position in Africa, the Super Eagles were ranked 5th best in the last edition of the FIFA ranking.
Germany are the best football nation in the world according to the November FIFA ranking, while Argentina that lost to Nigeria in their last match occupy 4th in the world.
Previously, NAIJ.com had reported how the Super Eagles defeated Argentina in their last international friendly in Russia.
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