Nigeria moves five places up — Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Lots Of Changes In Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

Ghana has moved three places up, now 51st in the world and eighth in Africa with 603 points in the April FIFA/Coca-Cola rankings released on Thursday.

Nepal moved three positions up in this month's FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) ranking, which are based on results over a four-year period, as published on this evening.

In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position.

Coming from a 122nd ranking a month ago, the Azkals soared nine spots to 113th in the world, the highest ranking that the men's national squad has ever reached.

Senegal are second on the continent but they dropped a spot to 28th in the world while DR Congo climbed a spot to 38th.

Nigeria's group opponents, Argentina, Croatia and Iceland were ranked 5th, 18th and 22nd respectively.

For this year's World Cup Peru beat Oceania's top side New Zealand to make it to Russian Federation.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is reportedly planning to make changes to the Club World Cup by expanding the competition from seven teams to 24 and staging it every four years starting from 2021 in a major adjustment to the football calendar. Belgium climb to third while Portugal dropped to fourth.

Argentina came in fifth, France rank seventh, the 2010 World Champions Spain are eighth whereas England stood to 13th, up from 16th spot last month.

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