Super Eagles maintain 47th position in May — FIFA ranking

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Bafana Bafana have held onto their position in the latest FIFA World Rankings, released for May 2018.

Among Africa's World Cup-bound sides‚ Tunisia remain number one on the continent (and 14 in the world)‚ followed by Senegal (28).

The current frontrunners in FIFA's top-ten rankings are reigning World Champions Germany (1,544 points), followed by Brazil (1,384), Belgium (1,346), Portugal (1,306), Argentina (1,254), Switzerland (1,179), France (1,166), Spain (1,162), Chile (1,146) and Poland (1,128).

Nigeria, now sixth in Africa and 47th in the world, are the fifth and final African team to have qualified for the June/July spectacle.

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Just few changes were in the rankings released on Federation Internationale de Football Association website on Thursday as the first 47 countries retained their previous positions. "Kuwait (160th, up 16) have leapt up the table thanks in part to their 2-0 friendly victory over Palestine", FIFA's statement added.

However, there were some slight changes in the overall rankings, but Bafana's previous spot of 72nd in the world was free of alterations.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on June 7, 2018.

After a busy season last April, Harambee Stars moved two places up to position 111 in the global stage.

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