After failing to qualify for the last three major tournaments in Africa, Nigeria now ranks 70th in world football, dropping nine places in the latest FIFA ranking. The Super Eagles also now ranks an all time low 17th in Africa.
The Super Eagles who are set to name a new coach next week has been grouped alongside Zambia, Algeria and Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifier set to hold in Russia.
In other rankings, Argentina remains world number one while Belgium remains number two despite their ineffectual performance at the Euros this summer. Algeria also remains number one in Africa with Cotedivoire, Ghana, Senegal and Egypt completing the top five in Africa.