Nigeria's D'Tigers have fallen six places in the latest FIBA Ranking released on Wednesday. The former African champions had been ranked 26th in previous rankings but have now fallen to 32nd. They however maintain their number one position in Africa.
They garnered 211.4 points. Angola, who were second in the African zone retained their place despite not moving a step up, while Senegal are in third position with 178.2 points, and 36th in the world ranking. Current African champions, Tunisian are in fourth position with 125.1 points while, Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire (65th in the world), Morocco (67th,) Cameroon (70th), Mali (74th) and Central African Republic (79th) in that order occupy the remaining positions in the ten positions in Africa.
USA remain the top team in the world with Spain second. Serbia, France and Lithuania complete the top five in the world.