Nigeria garnered 701 points to move from 42nd to the 41st position in the latest FIFA World rankings. Now 7th in Africa, the rankings could improve if they record victories in their two friendly games against Bolivia on March 26 and South Africa on March 29.
 
Latest FIFA Ranking (Top 10):
1. Germany
2. Argentina
3. Colombia
4. Belgium
5. Holland
6. Brazil
7. Portugal
8. France
9. Uruguay
10. Italy
Latest FIFA Ranking (Africa) Top 10:
1. Algeria
2. Ivory Coast
3. Ghana
4. Tunisia
5. Senegal
6. Cape Verde
7. Nigeria
8. Guinea
9. DR Congo
10. Cameroon