FIFA has released it’s latest rankings for the month of February.
Nigeria’s senior national team coached by Gernot Rohr begins 2021 as the 36th best football playing country in the world, dropping one spot according to rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday, February 18.
In the rankings Nigeria accrued a total of 1474 points to remain as the fifth-best team on the continent behind Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
The African Nations Championship (Chan) was taken into consideration in the rankings.
Morocco who won the championship, moved two places up, while runners-up Mali made climbes three places up.
Belgium top the world rankings with 1780 points. While France (2nd), Brazil (3rd) and England (4th) retain their respective rankings.