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Super Eagles Maintain 47th Position In Latest FIFA Ranking

Super Eagles Maintain 47th Position In Latest FIFA Ranking

FIFA's latest ranking released on Thursday showed that Nigeria still has 635 points, exactly the same points it had last month.

Nigeria retained its 47th position in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association world ranking for the month of May.

Tunisia are the highest ranked African team in the at position 14 with Senegal second and 28th world-wide. Morocco (42) are fourth on the African list‚ followed by Egypt (46) and Nigeria (47).

The latest ranking was released today on FIFA's official website.

There are no movers inside the world's top 47 places, and therefore Africa's top six remain as they were in April.

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Kunle Agbeyangi, a local sports analyst, told Xinhua that Nigeria might pull a surprise on the global stage.

"We have a very young team who want to go past the other teams in the group", he said For Kanu, Eagles are a young side with impressive ambition and are good enough to confront anyside at the Mundial. Most of its players have featured well in notable club matches across the world.

While Argentina stayed on fifth in the world, Croatia and Iceland retained 18th and 22nd respectively.

Head coach Gernot Rohr also named the local league top scorers Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo as the new faces in the list.

The worldwide football Federation (FIFA) has published the may ranking for national teams.