From 60th position in the previous ranking to 50th, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up ten spots in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of October released today, Thursday, November 24, 2016 world soccer governing body. The reason for this impressive rise in the rankings isn’t far-fetched, the Gernot Rohr-led team have recorded two crucial wins in the past couple of months.
three victories from his first three games as coach. In early October, they defeated Zambia 2-1 to pick up their first ever away win against the Chipolopolo in the 2018 World Cup Qualifier and just few weeks ago, they consolidated their leadership of their 2018 World Cup qualifying group after thrashing Algeria 3-1 in Uyo.