Ghana to 51st with no friendlies — FIFA Ranking

Lots Of Changes In Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

World Champions Germany retained their top spot in world football with 1384 points.

The Super Eagles have been tagged alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in Group D as it has been regarded as the most hard group in the tournament.

The Eagles began 2018 by retaining the 51st position they dropped to in December but the team could not maintain the spot and slid down a spot in February to 52, which they retained in March.

Meanwhile, Tunisia is the highest ranked African team on 14th place with Senegal and DR Congo on 28 and 38 positions respectively.

Nigeria's group opponents, Argentina, Croatia and Iceland were ranked 5th, 18th and 22nd respectively.

The Associated Press are reporting that the South American football association have made a request to FIFA to bring forward their planned expansion of the World Cup by four years, with the revamped tournament featuring 80 games rather than the current format of 64.

"As we think big and because we want to do justice, I want to deliver an application letter, signed by the 10 nations of CONMEBOL, for the 2022 World Cup to be played with 48 teams", Dominguez said during the CONMEBOL congress on Thursday. Belgium climb to third while Portugal dropped to fourth.

Switzerland is sixth, France seventh, Spain eight, Chile ninth and Poland dropped to tenth after losing to Nigeria.

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