Nigeria stuck at 42, drops to 9th in Africa in November Fifa ranking

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The Super Eagles did not move an inch in the World but slipped to ninth on the continent in the latest monthly Fifa ranking in released Thursday morning
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Nigeria remained stagnant at number 42 and crashed to ninth in Africa in the latest Fifa rankings for the month of November released on Thursday.

The Super Eagles did not improve on their rankings after they failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Equatorial Guinea following a 2-2 home draw with South Africa.

The African champions dropped to ninth on the continent did not lose any of it three fixtures since the ranking was last released, a friendly 1-0 home win against Ghana, a 2-0 away victory over Congo in Pointe Noire before the draw with Bafana.

Stephen Keshi’s men could drop in upcoming months with no international games after they slipped nine places in space of three months.

In the overall world ranking, Germany, Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, Netherlands and 2014 World Cup hosts Brazil retains their places in the top six.

In Africa, Algeria slipped three places but remains the top-ranked on the 18th position, while Tunisia and Cote d’Ivoire climbed up nine and two places to 22nd and 24th position in second and third respectively.

They are followed by Senegal who moved up six places, Ghana 37th (down 2), Guinea 38th (Up 17), Cape Verde 39th (down 6), Cameroon 41st (down 1), Mali 49th (Up 9), to round up the African top ten.

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