by Dolapo Adelana
The Super Eagles are now ranked the 40th best team in men’s football.
In the latest ranking by world football governing body, FIFA, Nigeria moved a step further the log and are now the fifth best team in Africa behind Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, who occupy the first, second, third and fourth place respectively.
Four South American sides make up the top five football teams in the world.
Brazil is number one, Argentina is in second place, Germany comes third, while Chile and Colombia are fourth and fifth respectively.
Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.