FIFA Ranking: Nigeria remains 47th position, 6th in Africa

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Nigeria has retained her last month Coca Cola FIFA world ranking on 47th position and sixth in Africa in May.

DR Congo, ranked third in Africa and 38th in the world, will not be in Russian Federation.

South Africa are unmoved, and will end the month 72nd in the world and 15th in Africa, while Benin are the continent's biggest climbers.

The latest ranking, which was released on Thursday on FIFA's official website, recorded few changes as the first 47 countries retained their previous positions.

Tunisia are the highest ranked African team in the at position 14 with Senegal second and 28th world-wide.

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The minister commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and coaching crew and urged them to remain focussed in their preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Argentina remain number five in the world, Croatia in number 18 and World Cup debutants, Iceland, on number 22.

"The Super Eagles have a good chance at the forthcoming World Cup".

A quintuple of Leon Balogun, Wilfred Ndidi, Etebo Oghenekaro, Joel Obi and Tyrone Ebuehi who are recuperating from injury also made the lists. Democratic Republic of Congo are third followed by Morocco and Egypt in the fourth and fifth places respectively.

The global football Federation (FIFA) has published the may ranking for national teams.

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