Despite their performance against Cameroon, Super Eagles dropped from 38 to 44 in the latest FIFA rankings

– Gernot Rohr’s men were placed 38 in the August edition of the monthly FIFA showpiece – Nigeria could still move up in the next edition if they beat Zambia in October 2017

Despite their impressive performance against African champions Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped to 44th position in the latest FIFA rankings.

In August 2017, the Super Eagles were ranked 38th best in the World by FIFA, but Gernot Rohr’s men have now dropped to 44th best in the world.

However, the Super Eagles made slight progress in the continental ranking improving one spot to fifth ahead of African champions Cameroon.

Egypt retained their number one spot in Africa followed by Tunisia, Senegal and Congo DR and you can check the full list here.

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Nigeria will face Zambia in October in Uyo in their next 2018 World Cup qualifier, and the Super Eagle could secure their World Cup ticket with a victory in the match.

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