The new updated Fifa ranking today 14th February 2013 has shown that Nigeria had moved 22 places upward to be ranked 30th in the world just after winning the AFCON on Sunday. This has now placed Nigeria 4th in Africa.
Below are the new ranking of some other countries that participated in the just concluded Orange Africa Cup of Nations.
- Burkina Faso is ranked 55th in the world, moving up 37 spots.
- South Africa also stepped up 25 places moving to the 60th position.
- Cote d’Ivoire maintained their top spot in Africa but dropped two places in the world ranking and now in the 12th position.