Mon, 26 Oct 2020

LAGOS, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's football national team, the Super Eagles have moved up two places, to 29th, in the latest world ranking.

The FIFA rankings came after more than six months of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the latest ranking released by the football governing body on Thursday, the Super Eagles got 1,493 points even though they did not play a game within the period under review.

The West African nation is now third on the continent, trailing Senegal (20th) and Tunisia (26th).

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