Super Eagles now 47th in the world in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Phillip Cunningham
April 13, 2018

Mexico remains the highest-ranked CONCACAF nation in 16th, while England moves up three places to 13th.

The team's last win was a 5-1 rout of Azerbaijan on October 8, a result that completed a clean sweep of 10 victories from all of their 10 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Fifa's has a 51% stake in the the plans, which will involve an expanded version of the Club World Cup, a global tournament.

Argentina dropped from fourth to fifth, Croatia moved three places down from 15th to 18th while Iceland dropped from 18th to the 22nd position.

Blatter, banned from football for six years after the corruption scandal that engulfed the world game's governing body, said: "For a purist in football, as I am, I think it is an innovation which is going too fast". Spain, who beat Argentina 6-1, fell two to No 8 and Russian Federation fell three to No 66.


Despite losing to Kyrgyz Republic in their final 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier, the Indian men's football team has climbed two places in the latest FIFA Rankings.

The Club World Cup is an annual competition that sees seven clubs, usually winners of their continental tournaments, compete in a knock-out event.

Iceland also made a downward movement, falling four places from 18th to 22nd.

Germany were ranked on top of the world rankings ahead of Brazil which sits second, while Belgium jumped two spots up to 3rd place. "The team's achievement is a fitting testament to how far Philippine football has improved in a short span and we hope that it will sustain".

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