Nigeria moves up Fifa Ranking as World Cup Opponents drop

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have climbed five places to 47th on the latest Fifa world rankings released Thursday.

It’s the highest position for the Eagles since dropping to 52 last year, as the team gets in shape ahead of the World Cup this summer.

The five-place northward shift comes on the back of two grade A international friendlies against Poland and Serbia in March that saw the Eagles win 1-0 and suffer a 2-0 loss respectively.

Nigeria’s climb on the monthly rankings comes as all...

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