FIFA World Rankings

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 29th, 2013
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Nigeria have twice conceded late equalisers in their 1-1 draws with Zambia and Burkina Faso. Now, in their final group game against Ethiopia, they must secure a win to guarantee a place in the quarterfinals. If the Super Eagles can’t beat Ethiopia, then it could be argued that they don’t deserve to p...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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by Sean McLachlan One of the byproducts of travel is that you become more aware of events that don’t get much coverage back home. The sports pages here in Spain, for example, aren’t exactly full of stories about the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. This continent-wide football championship...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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Ethiopia coach Sewnet Bishaw has shrugged off his side’s underdog status on the eve of their return to the finals of the African Nations Cup for the first time in more than 30 years. The lowest-ranked of all the finalists at 110 in the FIFA rankings, Ethiopia won the tournament in 1962 but have...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 19th, 2012
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria moved five places up to 52nd on the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. The Nigerians are now ranked 10th in Africa behind Ivory Coast – which is at 14th in the world, Algeria (19th), Mali (25th), Ghana (30th), Zambia (34th), Egypt (41), Gabo (42), Tunisia (45...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 12th, 2012
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NIGERIA has dropped to 60th position among the football playing nations in the world, according to the latest rankings released by the world football governing body, FIFA, on its official website on Wednesday. The country dropped three places from the 57th position it occupied in March and is now beh...