SA still at 72 in world football rankings

Nigeria Retains 47th Position In Latest FIFA Ranking

South Africa remain unchanged at number 72 in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday‚ but will have the opportunity in the coming weeks to climb the table.

Bafana Bafana also remained 15th in Africa.

Nigeria ranked behind Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt, respectively.

Nigeria, now sixth in Africa and 47th in the world, are the fifth and final African team to have qualified for the June/July spectacle.

The Atlas Lions finished undefeated in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers against strong opponents, including Mali, Gabon, and Cote D'Ivoire.

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After a busy season last April, Harambee Stars moved two places up to position 111 in the global stage.

Germany, Brazil and Belgium were on the top three positions, while Super Eagles world cup foes Argentina, Croatia and Iceland were on fifth, 18th and 22nd positions.

They are one of only four nations who climbed more than five places over the last month, with Kuwait - who leaped 16 places up to 160th - the world's biggest movers.

NAIJ.com previously reported that in the April edition of the Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, Nigeria Super Eagles have been named the 47th best team in the world by the governing body.

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