Nigeria has slipped to 36th position on the lastest FIFA global rankings for February, NK Media reports.
The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous position.
Gernot Rohr’s side remains the fifth-best country in Africa with Senegal retaining the no. 1 spot, followed by Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco in the second, third and fourth positions, respectively.
The Super Eagles accrued a total of 1474 points within the month.
The Eagles have a chance to improve their position on the ranking when they take on neighbors Benin Republic and the Crocodiles of Lesotho in their remaining 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures next month.
They top Group L with eight points from four matches.
Belgium maintains the top position with 1780 points. points. Their three immediate chasers – France (2nd), Brazil (3rd) and England (4th) – retain their respective rankings.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings will be published on April 8, 2021.