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FIFA rankings: Eagles remain static
« on: March 15, 2013, 08:10:12 PM »
The Super Eagles of Nigeria remained static in the latest FIFA rankings published yesterday in Zurich, Switzerland.

The African champions remained the 30 best national football in the world but fourth in Africa behind Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Mali.


Nigerian players pose prior to the 2013 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match Mali vs Nigeria AFP PHOTO
Although the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire who were eliminated in the quarter final stage of the last Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa lost one place, the Didier Drogba-led team remains Africa’s highest ranked team 13th in the world from their previous 12th position.

The Black Stars of Ghana also slipped one place down from 19 to 20th in the world but remain Africa’s second best national team.

AFCON semi-finalists, Mali are placed third in Africa but gained one step to the 24th as against the previous 25.

Spain remains the number one football team in the world while Germany, Argentina, England and Italy complete the top five teams.

African Top 10

Cote d’Ivoire
Ghana
Mali
Nigeria
Algeria
Zambia
Tunisia
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic
Cape Verde Islands

 

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