The team is now 64th in the world in the September ranking by Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, on Thursday.
In August, the national team was placed 67th in the word and 16th in Africa.
However, the ranking table on FIFA’s website show that the Super Eagles earned points as against 513 it had in August. The latest ranking now puts Nigeria in the 14th position in Africa.
Relatively, Argentina and Belgium remain first and second place, respectively.
Among the top five are Germany, Colombia and Brazil.