Nigeria remains 47th in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking
May 17 2018 by Kathy Alvarado
The latest FIFA-Coca Cola rankings released on Thursday sees the Super Eagles of Nigeria maintaining their 47th position in the World.
Bafana Bafana also remained 15th in Africa.
This month's rankings were revealed on Thursday, with virtually no global action having taken place over the last four weeks.
Most of the top 50 is unchanged, with Germany, Brazil and Belgium at one through three in the same top 10 as last month.
Four of the top five African ranked teams have qualified for Russian Federation 2018 with Tunisia retaining their top spot, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco and Egypt.
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However, there were some slight changes in the overall rankings, but Bafana's previous spot of 72nd in the world was free of alterations. The central African nation are ranked 38th in the world.
The Eagles World Cup Group D foes are also better rated - Argentina (5), Croatia (18), Iceland (22).
However, in Africa, the World Cup-bound Super Eagles remain sixth.
The next edition of FIFA's ranking list is due to be published on June 7, 2018.
The Philippines moved up two places to accomplish their best ever position in the Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking (111), due to the Azkals' positive results in recent months.