The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped from 32nd to 35th in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
The rankings was published on FIFA’s official website.
The Eagles have also dropped from third to fourth best team in Africa.
The latest ranking follows the Eagles poor outing in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
The Nigerian team threw away a four-goal lead to draw 4-4 against the Leone Stars in the first leg at Benin.
And both teams settled for a goalless draw in the reverse fixture at Freetown.
Teranga Lions of Senegal moved up one spot to 20th in the world and are number in Africa.
Tunisia remained second on the continent and 26th globally while reigning African champions Algeria dropped one spot to 31st and third in Africa.
Outside Africa, the top five in the world have not changed as Belgium, France, Brazil, England, and Portugal retained their first, second, third, fourth and fifth places respectively.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 10 December 2020.