By Charles A.
The super eagle’s of Nigeria dropped one spot from 50th to 51st in the final FIFA world ranking released on Thursday 22nd 2016.
The three times indispensable African champions also ended the year as the eight best team on the continent with 616 points.
More so, the eagles were not active in December after a 3-1 victory against Algeria in November. Algeria maintained their 38th position in the ranking.
Cameroon who the eagles will face in their next world cup qualifier in 2017 were spot in 65th position with 534 points.
Argentina ended the year on top of the world leading the way with Brazil in 2nd position, and Germany 3rd position followed by Chile and Belgium in 4th and 5th position. The next FIFA ranking will be published on Thursday 12th January 2017.