The Nigeria’s Super Eagles moved four places and are now occupying the 44th position in the world in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Ranking published on the website of the world football governing body FIFA.
Gernot Rohr’s team gathered 1431 points as against 1415 in September and are now third best in Africa behind Tunisia and Senegal.
The 7-2 home and away thrashing against the Libyans in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers game the Eagles an edge in this year’s rankings.
Other African teams to make up the top 50 in the rankings include Tunisia who is ranked 22nd in the world and Senegal 25th, Congo DR ranked 46th and Morocco complete the number to occupy the 47th in the world.
Meanwhile, Belgium are now the best team in the world ahead of world cup winners France with just one point with 1733 points to France’s 1732 points.