An upturn in recent form has seen Nigeria move up one place in the latest FIFA rankings.
The Super Eagles who were ranked 51st only a month ago, has now moved up to 50th in the World Ranking.
The Eagles who will miss the 2017 African Cup of Nations also moved up to 7th in the African chart.
Senegal and Ivory Coast remained Africa’s top two teams while Egypt are now Africa’s third best team overtaking rivals, Tunisia.
Argentina maintained its position as the top teams in the World in an unchanged top ten.
Top Ten in Africa
2. Ivory Coast
6. Congo DR
8. Burkina Faso
Top Ten in the World