Nigeria Drops 3 Places In New FIFA Ranking
After failing to win any match in the year 2020, Nigeria have slipped to 35th position on the latest Fifa global rankings for November from their previous position of 31st
The Super Eagles dropped three places from their previous position after settling for back-to-back draws against Sierra Leone in their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures.
They are the fourth best country in Africa with Senegal retaining the no. 1 spot, followed by Tunisia and Algeria in the second and third positions, respectively.
A fortnight ago, Nigeria gave up a 4-0 lead against the Leone Stars on home ground to share the spoils with their West African neighbours.
Four days later, the three-time African champions travelled to Freetown where they were held to a goalless draw by John Keister's men.
The results delayed Nigeria's qualification for the 2022 continental showpiece in Cameroon but they remain at the summit of Group L with eight points after four matches.
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