The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Thursday jumped four places to sit at 60th position in the latest rankings released by world football governing body, FIFA.
The Nigerian national team is also now the 11th ranked team in Africa, sharing the position with Morocco. Argentina remain in first position while Germany have moved to second as Belgium dropped to fourth. Brazil also moved from fourth to third with Colombia in fifth.
Spain, who beat Belgium in a friendly last month, are back in the top 10 while Euro 2016 surprise package Wales slid one place to 11th.
The Top 10 countries in the latest FIFA rankings are
With Nigeria down in 60th.
60. Nigeria (+4)