SPORTS: NIGERIA MOVE UP TO 50TH IN NOVEMBER FIFA RANKING

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Gernot Rohr’s men stepped up ten places
in the grading released by the world
football ruling body, and are eighth in
Africa
Nigeria move up to 50th in November Fifa
ranking
Gernot Rohr’s men stepped up ten places
in the grading released by the world
football ruling body, and are eight in
Africa
Nigeria have moved up to the 50th
position in the latest Fifa global rankings
released on Thursday.
The Super Eagles were rewarded for
defeating Algeria 3-1 in their Fifa World
Cup qualifying encounter to climb up 10
places.
With this, they are now eighth in Africa
behind Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia,
Egypt, Algeria, Congo DR and Burkina
Faso.
Argentina are number one in the world
with 1634 points, closely followed by
cross-country rivals, Brazil in number two.
Reigning world champions, Germany
dropped to the third position with South
American kings, Chile occupying the fourth
position.
The next Fifa ranking will be published on
December 22, 2016  – which will determine
the winners for the Team of the Year and
the Mover of the Year.

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