The Super Eagles of Nigeria are ahead of the Black Stars of Ghana, Egypt, Algeria, Cameroon and others in the latest FIFA world rankings.
The Super Eagles are now the 30th best team in the March ranking published by FIFA on Thursday.
Ghana, meanwhile, is the 60th best team in the world, while the Teranga Lions of Senegal are number one in Africa and now the 20th best team in the world.
Behind Senegal are Morocco, the second-best team in Africa, while Nigeria are the third-best team in Africa.
Behind Nigeria are Egypt, Tunisia and Cameroon in fourth, fifth and sixth place, respectively.
However, Brazil is the number one best team in the world, followed by Belgium, France, Argentina, England, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Netherlands, making the top 10.
Others that made the list from 11-20 positions are Denmark, Germany, Uruguay, Switzerland, USA, Croatia, Colombia, Wales, Sweden, and Senegal.