The Nigeria national football team, the Super Eagles plunged 9 places down in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body.
Sadly, Uganda and Benin Republic are now ranked above Nigeria as the Super Eagles are now ranked 70th in the world.
As reflected in the July rankings, three-time African champions, Nigeria are now 17th in Africa with 514 points.
On the other hand, Nigeria’s World Cup qualifying rivals Algeria remain the top team in Africa and 32nd in the world, while Cameroon are seventh in Africa and 53rd in the world.
The Eagles are however rated above World Cup foes Zambia, who are 23rd in Africa and 88th in the world.
Argentina are still the number one team in the world followed by the quartet of Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile in that order to complete the roster of top five teams in the world.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 11 August 2016.