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Super eagles drop in latest FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped in the latest FIFA rankings after a poor outing in September.

In the latest rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday, the Super Eagles have now dropped to 32 in the world for October. 

The senior national football team lost 6.23 points after two poor outings against Algeria during the last international break.

Nigeria lost one in Oran and drew the other game against the Desert Warriors home-based team in Constantine. 

The West Africans are now ranked 32nd in the world, but maintain the number-four position in Africa.

Meanwhile, at the top of the ranking, five-time world champions, Brazil, remain the best football playing nation.

Brazil is top of the log after impressive outings against African giants, Ghana and Tunisia in September.

The Red Devils of Belgium remain second, with Brazil’s South American rivals, Argentina, in third position.

Former World Champions, France, in fourth and England in fifth, complete the top five ranked nations.

Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Omotola Oguneye and Tony Okerafor