NIGERIA MOVE UP IN AUGUST FIFA RANKING
Despite their 2-0 home defeat to South Africa in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, Gernot Rohr’s men still climbed up to the 38th position in the rankings.
The three-time African kings also remain sixth in Africa adrift of leaders Egypt, Congo DR, Senegal, Tunisia, and Cameroon.
On the global stage, Brazil reclaimed the top spot, with the reigning World champions, Germany dropping to second and Argentina remain in third.
Switzerland climbed to fourth – their highest ever position, while Poland, Portugal, Chile, Colombia, Belgium and France complete the top 10.
Jamaica, Concacaf Gold Cup runners-up made the biggest movers in terms of points – gain 172, but Namibia are the biggest movers by rankings – up 20 places to 136th.