FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Remains 66th In World, 14th In Africa

Nigeria remains on 66th in the latest FIFA World ranking released Thursday morning by the world governing body.
The Super Eagles did not play any competitive game since defeating lowly rated Swaziland 2-0 in Port Harcourt in November 17.

Meanwhile, currently 14th in the continent, head coach Sunday Oliseh will hope to improve their standings with the African Nations Championship by February 4 when the next rankings will be issued.

Super Eagles B will player Niger 106 (27th Caf) in her game and face better ranked Tunisia 40 (5th Caf) and Guinea 49 (8th Caf).

The countries performance at the CHAN 2016 will partly serve as criteria for ranking and seeding for the 2018 FIFA World Cup final round of qualifying; starting from the 2014 edition onward, all of the matches were recognized by FIFA as first team matches.

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