Nigeria moved to 29th position as the FIFA World Rankings returned on Thursday after six months.
The global order of national team’s seedings, updated monthly, had been halted since March following the outbreak of coronavirus, which disrupted the international match calendar.
However, with games returning for the first time earlier this month, mainly across Europe, the ranking is back.
Prior to the latest ranking, the Eagles were 31st, meaning the three-time African Champions moved two steps up to the 29th position in the world.
On the continent, the ranking puts the Eagles in third place behind the Teranga Lions of Senegal, who are...readmore