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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Now Third-Best Team in Africa

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Nigerian super eagles are now ranked third in Africa after moving up four places to 42nd in the latest rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. The team’s winning streak against the Pirates of Seychelles and the Pharaohs of Egypt in the last international window, pushed them up in the rankings.

Nigeria's Super Eagles Now Third-Best Team in Africa

The three-time African champions who moved up four places to 42nd spot globally are rated the third best team in Africa. Nigeria accumulated 1435 points, eight more than Eagles previous tally.

Eagles defeated Seychelles 3-1 in a dead-rubber last game while also running away with 1-0 victory over the Pharaohs of Egypt.

Now, the glory-seeking Eagles who will be hunting for a fourth AFCON title in Egypt this summer are trailing the Teranga Lions of Senegal who are the continent’s top team and Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles.

Morocco and Congo Democratic Republic make up the top five teams in the continent in that order.

In the global rankings, Belgium maintains her overall first position, world champions France comes in at number two, while Brazil, England and Croatia occupy the third, fourth and fifth position respectively. Uruguay is sixth while Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark make up the top ten of the global rankings.

AFRICA’S TOP TEN NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM

Rank Country
1 Senegal
2 Tunisia
3 Nigeria
4 Morocco
5 Congo DR
6 Ghana
7 Cameroon
8 Egypt
9 Burkina Faso
10 Mali



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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