The Super Eagles Retains 31st Position In The World And 3rd In Africa, In The April Published FIFA World Ranking:

The latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking had been released on Thursday 9th April 2020, and with the suspension of all major football tournaments across the world due to the global coronavirus crisis, most teams remain static at their previous positions.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria who finished third at the 2019 Total African Cup Of Nations are unchanging in the April ranking, as they maintain same position in the global and continental stage

Nigeria is ranked 31st spot in the world, and 3rd position in Africa, just behind Senegal and Tunisia who are ranked 1st and 2nd respectively.

2019 AFCON Champions Algeria, Morocco, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Mali and DR Congo followed suit behind the Super Eagles, to make up the top ten best teams in Africa.

You may recall that the Super Eagles were initially scheduled to play Sierra Leone in back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on March 23, and then travel almost immediately to Freetown for the return-leg, which could have impacted on the country's ranking.

All international fixtures, including qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup and AFCON 2021 qualifiers were postponed, while some major tournaments which were scheduled to take place later this year such as the, 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, CONMEBOL "Copa America" and the 2020 UEFA EURO, were all postponed to 2021.

Roberto Martinez Belgium team remain static in top spot, while 2018 World Cup champions France are ranked Second and five-time World champions Brazil in third.

England, Uruguay, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Argentina, and Colombia makes up the top ten teams in the March World rankings.

Here are the Top-10 ranked national teams in the World:
  1. Belgium 
  2. France
  3. Brazil 
  4. England
  5. Uruguay
  6. Croatia
  7. Portugal
  8. Spain 
  9. Argentina
  10. Colombia

Here are the Top-10 ranked national teams in Africa and their positions in the world:
  1. Senegal and ranked 20th in the world (1555 points)
  2. Tunisia ranked 27th in the world (1506 points)
  3. Nigeria ranked 31st in the world (1493 points)
  4. Algeria ranked 35th in the world (1482 points)
  5. Morocco ranked 43rd in the world (1456 points)
  6. Ghana ranked 46th in the world (1439 points)
  7. Egypt ranked 51st in the world (1420 points)
  8. Cameroon ranked 53rd in the word (1413 points)
  9. Mali ranked 56th in the world (1389 points)
  10. DR. Congo ranked 57th in the world (1389 points)

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