By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Super Eagles of Nigeria finished 2019 as the world 31st football playing country with 1493 points and third (3rd) in Africa behind Teranga Lions of Senegal in first position (1555 points) and Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in third position (1506 points).
The ranking which was released on Thursday, December 19, 2019 by Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) also saw Indomitable Lions of Cameroon finished the year on the 53rd position (1413 points) in the world and 8th in Africa. Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Ghana, Mali and Congo Democratic Republic complete Africa’s top ten (10) ranked Countries.
The top ten (10) positions in the world remain unchanged. Belgium finished 2019 as the best men footballing country in the world (1765 points) ahead of World Champions, France (1733) and 5 time world champions Brazil (1712).
England, Uruguay, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Argentina and Colombia complete world top ten countries.
The next FIFA men’s ranking is expected to the released before the end of January, 2020.
TO 10 African Countries
10. DR Congo
Top 10 World Ranked Countries
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