The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain 52nd in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday.
The three-time Nations Cup champions remain in seventh position in Africa.
Nigeria’s World Cup Group D opponents; Argentina maintain their fourth position, Croatia remain 15th in the world while Iceland are at 18th.
Africa’s other representatives at the World Cup; Senegal, Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco are 27th, 23rd, 44th and 42nd respectively.
Poland, who will face Super Eagles in an international friendly on March 23, moved 14 spots up from 20 to a joint sixth position with Spain.
The top ten world rankings are as follows: Germany (1), Brazil (2), Portugal (3), Argentina (4), Belgium (5), Spain (6), Poland (6), Switzerland (8), France (9) and Chile (10).