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Nigeria climb up FIFA ranking, opponents drop

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have climbed up in the FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking as they moved up from 67th to 64th.

The ranking which also saw the Eagles climb to 14th in Africa, was the latest released by FIFA on Thursday and published on their official website.

Reigning Africa Cup of Nations champions, Cote d’Ivoire, are Africa’s highest ranked team in the world and number one in Africa , up two places from 36th to 34th.

Super Eagles 2018 World Cup qualifying foes, Algeria, dropped three places from 32nd to 35th in the world and number two on the continent.

Zambia, Nigeria’s opponents in the World Cup qualifiers in October, fell by one spot to No.92 in the world.

Cameroon, another country facing Nigeria in the World Cup qualifiers, dropped five places to 59th in the world

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