The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped to 35th position in the latest Federation of International Football Federation (FIFA) ranking.
The Jose Peseiro’s side also dropped from fourth to the fifth position in Africa against the 32nd ranking in the last edition.
The Atlas Lions of Morocco, Terangha Lions of Senegal, Carthage Eagles of Tunisia and Indomitable Lions of Cameroon got the nod ahead of the Super Eagles in the ranking.
The three-time African champions, who failed to qualify for the just concluded 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, also lost their friendlies against Costa Rica and Portugal last month.
Meanwhile, Brazil remain the number one ranked team in the world despite exiting the World Cup at the quarter-final stage.
Recently crowned world champions, Argentina moved to the second position in the ranking.