Russia 2018: Super Eagles behind Germany in W/Cup rankings

World Cup 2018 By: Ayodeji Tunde | 18/07/2018

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been rated as the 20th best team at the just concluded 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The Super Eagles who failed to make it beyond the group stage are just after former champions Germany (19th), among the 32 participating teams at the Mundial.

Senegal, expectedly, are the highest ranked African team and the highest-ranked team among those that failed to go beyond the group stage.

They are in the 17th spot

The Teranga Lions were bitterly knocked out with the controversial Fair Play rule in the First Round.

Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt; Africa's other representative at the Mundial were ranked 27, 30th and 31st respectively.

Panama sit at the bottom of the rankings of the 32 teams that were in Russia.

The ranking of the 32 teams run this: 

1.       FRANCE  

2.       CROATIA

3.       BELGIUM

4.       ENGLAND

5.       BRAZIL

6.       URUGUAY

7.       RUSSIA

8.       SWEDEN

9.       COLOMBIA

10.   JAPAN

11.   ARGENTINA

12.   MEXICO

13.   DENMARK

14.   SWITZERLAND

15.   PORTUGAL

16.   SPAIN

17.   SENEGAL

18.   SOUTH KOREA

19.   GERMANY

20.   NIGERIA

21.   POLAND

22.   PERU

23.   SERBIA

24.   ICELAND

25.   COSTA RICA

26.   IRAN

27.   MOROCCO

28.   AUSTRALIA

29.   SAUDI ARABIA

30.   TUNISIA

31.   EGYPT

32.   PANAMA
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