Eagles end 2023 as Africa’s sixth-best team
22nd December 2023
- By Johnny Edward
The Super Eagles ended 2023 as Africa’s sixth-best team and 42nd in the world according to FIFA’s monthly rankings,The PUNCH reports.
The year 2023 has largely been an impressive one for the Eagles, who suffered only one defeat but recorded four wins and three draws.
On the African continent, Morocco retained their number one spot and 13th in the world. They are followed by second-place Senegal, who also maintained their 20th place in the world.
Tunisia also remained unmoved in the current ranking as they are placed third in Africa and 28th globally.
Algeria and Egypt who completes the top five places in Africa also finished the year in 30th and 33rd position in the world respectively.
Our correspondent gathered from the ranking that there was no significant movement in the latest ranking.
World champions Argentina continue to reign supreme in the world ranking after their 1-0 win over Brazil in last month’s World Cup qualifier.
France are second, with England, Belgium and Brazil making the top five spots.
Holland, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Croatia completes the list of the top 10 teams in the world.
FIFA will publish the next ranking in February 15, 2024.