The Super Eagles of Nigeria continued their steady rise on the monthly FIFA Rankings released Thursday by the world’s football governing body.
Despite the considerable leap, three-time African champions, Nigeria are still out of the top ten teams on the continent as they are ranked 11.
On their part, Ivory Coast jumped three positions to 31 to lead African nations, while Senegal, who jumped seven places, are second ahead of Algeria and Tunisia.
Ghana, Egypt, DR Congo, Congo, Mali, and Cameroon complete the roster of the top 10 teams in Africa.
Meanwhile, Argentina are topping the world rankings while Germany are now second and Brazil, who jumped one position, are third.
The next edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be released on 24 November.