Nigeria now Africa’s 11th Best Team, While Cape Verde Tops Africa
FIFA this morning released it’s rankings for the Men’s football team, with Nigeria in position 62 as the 11th best team in Africa after climbing one position upwards in the month of February.
Belgium, Argentina, Mexico, Iran and New Zealand held their positions at the top of their respective confederations, with the only change in leadership at the confederation level this month taking place in CAF. Cape Verde Islands snatched the first place from Côte d’Ivoire to become Africa’s new number one team.
In Africa, Cape Verde is the leading nation on position 31, followed by Cote D’Ivoire on 36, Algeria on 37 and Ghana on 41 and Tunisia 47. Senegal, Egypt, Congo DR, Congo, Cameroon and Nigeria come 48, 53, 58, 59, 61 and 62 respectively.