Connect with us

Nigeria Jumps To 32nd On FIFA Ranking

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
SPORTS NEWS: Nigeria Jumps To 32nd On FIFA Ranking [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

After their two victories in the AFCON qualifier, the Super Eagles of Nigeria has now moved up four places from 36th to 32nd position in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Wednesday on the FIFA website.



The Eagles’ 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games against Benin and Lesotho played role in their rise in the rankings.

The three-time African champions beat Benin 1-0 away before thrashing Lesotho 3-0 at home.

In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in third position behind the Terangha Lions of Senegal ( 22 )and Carthage Eagles of Tunisia (26).

Algeria (33), Morocco (34), Egypt (46), Ghana (49), Cameroon (55), Mali (57), and Ivory Coast (59) completes Africa’s top ten ranked countries.

Belgium remain the No 1 team in the world with France, Brazil, England and Portugal making the Top Five.

Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Peter Akindele is a prolific writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from Thomas Foundation ( an organisation dedicated to the c... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

FIFA fines Nigeria for use of ineligible player Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria

Munster

Published

on

NEWS: FIFA fines Nigeria for use of ineligible player Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria [New Sports] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
World football governing body FIFA has sanctioned Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player in Shehu Abdullahi in their final FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie against Algeria on the 10th of November 2017 in Constantine.Abdullahi who played the entire duration of the above mentioned game and even gave away the penalty, which Algeria converted to draw 1-1 ‎isn’t eligible for the game after picking up two separate caution in two separate games of the same competi...
Continue Reading

FIFA Reveals Nominees For Best Player, Best Keeper And Coach For 2020 - Check Full List Here

Piroll

Published

on

SPORTS NEWS: FIFA Reveals Nominees For Best Player, Best Keeper And Coach For 2020 - Check Full List Here [New Sports News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
As the year is fast going to an end, the international football governing body(FIFA) today revealed the nominees for different category of awards for distinguished player that have performed excellently in the course of the year.The award has the best men player, best men coach and best men goalkeeper, all the categories mentioned are also applicable to women.Below is the exact list of nominees obtained by Naijacrawl crew.Nominees: #TheBest FIFA Men's PlayerThiago...
Continue Reading

Latest