Brazil has dropped to a historic low of No. 22 in the FIFA rankings a year out from hosting the World Cup, and the Super Eagles are now on the 31st position, despite a win against Kenya yesterday.
The Eagles are still fourth in Africa behind the Ivory Coast, Ghana and Mali.
World and European champion Spain stays top. Germany, Argentina and Croatia are next.
The Netherlands rises four spots to No. 5. England drops two to No. 9.
Portugal (No. 6), Colombia (No. 7), Italy (No. 8) and Ecuador (No. 10) round out the top 10.
According to FIFA, the results of 30 friendlies up to 2 June were taken into account, while the results of the FIFA World Cup qualification matches on 4 June are to be included in the next edition.
The next FIFA World Ranking will be published on July 4, 2013.
Naij.com is sure that Nigeria’s Eagles will fly up in the international list.Tweet Follow @ann_unu