Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped one place down on the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.
The Nigeria team which was ranked 50th in the world in November, dropped to fifty first position.
Teranga Lions of Senegal remains Africa’s best and are ranked 21st, Tunisia come second in 27th, Egypt 31st, while Morocco are ranked 40th in the world.
Nigeria also dropped to ninth in Africa.
Argentina is the highest ranked team in Nigeria’s World Cup group.
They are in fourth position, Croatia are seventeenth while giant killers, Iceland is in twenty second.