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Nigeria climb rankings after cup win
« on: Feb 14, 2013, 07:30 PM »
Nigeria have risen 22 places in this month's Fifa rankings after winning the Africa Cup of Nations for the third time.

The Super Eagles rose to 30th place following their 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg last Sunday.

The Stallions were rewarded for reaching their first major final - with their ranking rising to 55th.

Ivory Coast remain the highest ranked African side, rising two places to 12th overall.

The Elephants' rise in rankings comes despite their elimination at the quarter-final stage, after losing to eventual champions, Nigeria.

Ghana's fourth-place finish in South Africa saw the Black Stars move up seven places to 19th.

Nations Cup hosts South Africa rose 25 places to 60th position after Bafana Bafana's promising showing on home soil, where they exited at the quarter-final stage, after losing to Mali.

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Re: Nigeria climb rankings after cup win
« Reply #1 on: Feb 14, 2013, 08:55 PM »
l hope we (Super Eagles) can keep the good work going, so, that we slip down again.

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