Nigeria has risen five spots to 47th in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria has moved five places up, now 47th in the world and sixth in Africa with 635 points in the April FIFA rankings released yesterday. In the previous rankings, Nigeria was on 52nd position with 609 points. Meanwhile, Tunisia is the highest ranked African team on 14th place with Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo on 28 and 38 positions. Germany still retains first place with Brazil following closely while Belgium who was fifth in the March rankings is now third.