According to the latest ranking released by World football governing body FIFA, the Super Eagles of Nigeria are now 51st in the world and number eight football playing nation in Africa.
In the ranking released on Thursday, Nigeria dropped out of the top 50 position, as they are now 51st as opposed to last month where they were 50th.
Their World Cup qualifiers rival Cameroon and Zambia are behind the Eagles as they are placed 65th and 88th respectively but Algeria are still ahead of the Eagles in the latest rankings.
However, they are still in the top 10 in Africa where they are now 8th, behind Senegal, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Congo Dr and Burkina Faso, but are ahead of Ghana and Morocco who are 9th and 10th respectively.
Globally, Argentina are still the number one while, respectively Brazil, Germany, Chile and Belgium make up the top five in the ranking for November.