Nigeria unmoved in FIFA World Rankings, Ghana climb

Nigeria unmoved in FIFA World Rankings, Ghana climb

The latest FIFA-Coca Cola rankings released on Thursday sees the Super Eagles of Nigeria maintaining their 47th position in the World.

Bafana Bafana stay 15th on the African continent with little movement around them‚ but the upcoming COSAFA Cup tournament in the Limpopo province is an opportunity to score points.

According to the rankings, seven worldwide "A" matches, all friendlies, took place in the month and as a result there are few movers in the latest ranking.

Among Africa's World Cup-bound sides‚ Tunisia remain number one on the continent (and 14 in the world)‚ followed by Senegal (28).

Gernot Rohr's side was ranked in the same 47th globally and sixth in Africa when the last list was released and they still maintained the same position in the latest ranking.

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The next ranking on June 7, 2018 - seven day to the commencement of the 2018 Fifa World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.

World Cup holders Germany remain in top spot, followed by Brazil, Belgium, Portugal and Argentina.

After a busy season last April, Harambee Stars moved two places up to position 111 in the global stage.

The Four Nations win though comes as little compensation for Baxter's men since failing dismally to qualify for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russian Federation, with the rankings calculated over a rolling four-year period.

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