The Super Eagles of Nigeria are now ranked 43rd in the world from their previous ranking of 44 and are now ranked 5th in Africa behind Egypt.
The top four positions in the world rankings remain unchanged from October. World and European champions Spain remain the highest ranked football nation ahead of the side they beat to the world cup Netherlands.
Germany are third, ahead of Uruguay who have been one of the form teams on the international stage, while England have climbed ahead of Brazil into the top five.
Source; Kickoff Nigeria