Nigeria ranked third in Africa in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria ranked third in Africa in latest FIFA rankings.

The Super Eagles garnered 1493 points, same as the points acquired in the last edition released in March which ranked the West Africans 31st.

Nigeria are third in Africa behind 2019 Africa Cup of Nations runner-up, Senegal, who have 1555 points and Tunisia [1506] while Algeria and Morocco are placed fourth and fifth respectively.

Super Eagles of Nigeria last played a competitive game in November, during an Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers outing against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho.

The three-time African champions defeated the sides 2-1 and 4-1 respectively to top Group L with six points.

Nigeria were scheduled to take on Sierra Leone in an Afcon qualifying game in March but the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the match to be postponed.

The game has now been scheduled for November 9 and the Super Eagles have lined up two friendly games in preparation for the encounter.

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