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Super Eagles Climb 14 places to 28th position on the latest FIFA World Rankings


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In a remarkable leap, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have surged 14 places to claim the 28th position on the latest FIFA World Rankings, following their standout performance at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Nigeria’s ascent in the global football standings comes on the heels of their impressive campaign at the AFCON tournament, where they clinched the silver medal after a fiercely contested final against hosts Ivory Coast. Despite falling short in the final with a narrow 2-1 defeat, the Super Eagles showcased their prowess by securing victories in five out of seven matches and registering one draw.

Super Eagles Climb 14 places to 28th position on the latest FIFA World Rankings

The team’s outstanding display on the continental stage has propelled them to third place in the African rankings, marking a significant three-spot rise from their previous position. This latest achievement underscores Nigeria’s resurgence as a formidable force in African football, with the Super Eagles now trailing only Morocco and Senegal on the continent.

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The current top 10 FIFA Rankings for Africa showcase the continent’s footballing prowess, with powerhouse nations jostling for supremacy:

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1. Morocco – 12th

2. Senegal – 17th

3. Nigeria – 28th

4. Egypt – 36th

5. Ivory Coast – 39th

6. Tunisia – 41st

7. Algeria – 43rd

8. Mali – 47th

9. Cameroon – 51st

10. South Africa – 59th

As Nigeria continues its upward trajectory in the FIFA Rankings, the nation’s football enthusiasts celebrate the Super Eagles’ resurgence and anticipate future successes on both the continental and global stages.

Super Eagles Climb 14 places to 28th position on the latest FIFA World RankingsWith a renewed sense of optimism and determination, Nigeria sets its sights on further elevating its footballing prowess and leaving an indelible mark on the international football landscape.


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