Nigeria’s Super Eagle are now 36th position on the latest FIFA global rankings for February.
Gernot Rohr and his men dropped one place from their previous position.
Although Nigeria are still the fifth- best country in Africa with Senegal retaining the no. 1 spot, followed by Tunisia , Algeria and Morocco in the second , third and fourth positions , respectively.
The three-time African champions accrued a total of 1474 points within the month.
Super Eagles’ position on the ranking can be improved when they take on neighbours Benin Republic and the Crocodiles of Lesotho in their remaining 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures next month.
Nigeria top Group L with eight points from four matches.
Belgium maintain top position with 1780 points. Their three immediate chasers – France (2nd), Brazil (3rd) and England (4th) – retain their respective rankings.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings will be published on April 8, 2021.