The Nigerian Super Eagles held 34th position in the latest FIFA / Coca-Cola world rankings released on Thursday.
The ranking was published on the official website of the world soccer governing body.
In Africa, Nigeria maintains its number five spot.
Senegal is the highest ranked team in Africa as it is ranked 20th, Tunisia is ranked 25th, while Algeria is ranked 30th and Morocco is ranked 33rd.
Guinea-Bissau rose to 105th position, while Egypt and Sudan fell to 48th and 127th position respectively.
Liberia rose to 144th place, Cape Verde held at 77th and the Central African Republic fell to 124th.
Meanwhile, the top ten countries in the world are Belgium, Brazil, England, France, Italy, Argentina, Portugal, Spain, Mexico and Denmark.
The next FIFA world rankings will be released on October 21, 2021.