Nigeria has moved up four places in the FIFA rankings, to third place in Africa and 32nd overall.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up four places in the current FIFA Rankings, rising from 36th to 32nd on Thursday, February 10.

Despite an early withdrawal from the recently finished Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Nigeria moved from fifth to third place in Africa, behind only Senegal and Morocco, after overtaking Algeria and Tunisia in the standings.

Senegal, the AFCON champions, remains the strongest team in the continent, with Morocco, Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Cameroon, Algeria, Mali, and the Ivory Coast rounding out the top ten.

The Super Eagles earned 31.13 points during the time under review after winning three group-stage matches against Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau before losing to Tunisia in the Round of 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon.

Nigeria came in third with 31.13 points, trailing only AFCON finalists Egypt (45.28) and AFCON hosts and bronze medalists Cameroon (45.28). (43.47).

Belgium continues to be the most popular country in the world, followed by Brazil, France, Argentina, England, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

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