Thursday, February 14, 2013

Nigeria ranked 30th in the world according to FIFA's New ranking

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.
Meanwhile world and European champions Spain retained the top position while the German machines are in second position closely followed by South American giants Argentina, three lions of England and the Azzuris of Italy make up the top five.

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