A file picture of Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria throughout a coaching session.
The Tremendous Eagles have retained their 31st place within the newest FIFA rating.
Based on the index launched on Thursday by the soccer governing physique, Nigeria are third in Africa behind the Teranga Lions of Senegal and Tunisia.
The West and North African nations are 20th and 27th respectively on the world stage.
Algeria and Morocco who additionally sit 35 and 43, path the Eagles as fourth and fifth to finish Africa’s first 5 groups.
In the meantime, Belgium maintained their place as the very best globally whereas World Cup winners France and Brazil are second and third.
England are within the fourth place simply as Uruguay sit fifth.
Nigeria will face Sierra Leone on the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Delta State on March 23.
Each groups are assembly in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match with the return leg to be performed in Sierra Leone the next week.