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|Eagles Soar In FIFA Rankings by shaboti: 9:14pm On Jul 18, 2014|
After going past the round of 16 at the just concluded
FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Nigeria’s Super Eagles have
flown to 34th, up by 10 places in the latest Coca-Cola/
FIFA rankings released in Zurich, Switzerland
In Africa, the Eagles are now ranked third behind
Algeria (24th) and Cote d’Ivoire (25th). Ghana
dropped one place to finish in 38th place and fifth in
Africa with Egypt holding onto the 36th spot and
fourth in the region.
Cameroon moved up three places to 53rd depsite
losing all three matches at the World Cup. They are
now the eighth highest-ranked African side behind
Tunisia (42) and Guinea (51) while Burkina Faso (58)
and Mali (60) round up the top ten.
Four-time world champions Germany reaped the
rewards of their triumph at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Brazil in the World Rankinsg. The World Cup Final
against Argentina was also a duel for the leading
position in the world ranking – with Joachim Low’s
team coming out on top on both counts.
Germany lead the table for the first time in around 20
years, followed by Argentina and the Netherlands.
The Oranje’s third-place finish at the World Cup has
propelled them 12 positions up the table and back
into the top ten. All of the teams that exited the
World Cup in the quarter-finals have climbed up the
ranking: Colombia (fourth, up four), Belgium (fifth, up
six), France (tenth, up seven) and Costa Rica (16th, up
12 – the Ticos’ highest-ever ranking).
If the winners have gained, the less successful teams
are left counting the cost of failure in their ranking
positions. Former champions Spain have fallen from
the top spot to eighth place, while Portugal (11th,
down seven), Italy (14th, down five) and England
(20th, down ten) have all dropped out of the top ten
following their first-round exits. World Cup hosts
Brazil, meanwhile, have dropped four places to
The next FIFA rankings will be published on August
AFRICA'S TOP 10
|Re: Eagles Soar In FIFA Rankings by lonngmann(m): 9:17pm On Jul 18, 2014|
Good for us. bt we can still do better dan 34th
|Re: Eagles Soar In FIFA Rankings by LillyAnne(f): 9:25pm On Jul 18, 2014|
I saw 'soar' and thought they'd gotten into the top ten.
|Re: Eagles Soar In FIFA Rankings by Nobody: 9:52pm On Jul 18, 2014|
10 places is a big leap. GOOD- JOB.
|Re: Eagles Soar In FIFA Rankings by shaboti: 9:58pm On Jul 18, 2014|
Where's ghana now
|Re: Eagles Soar In FIFA Rankings by Chanchit: 10:11pm On Jul 18, 2014|
Soar..?! In No34..? When we should be @least No1 in Africa. God pls I dnt want this kind of SOAR o.
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