FIFA released its latest country ranking on Thursday. The Atlas Lions gain 4 places worldwide, now ranking 24th.
The Atlas Lions gained 17.49 points, rising to 1,547 points from 1,530 points in the last ranking.
Despite being eliminated in the quarter-finals of the last African Cup of Nations (AfCON), Morocco retains its 2nd continental rank, still behind Senegal, winner of the AfCON, and which moved up two places in world ranking to end up in 18th position.
In addition, Algeria eliminated in Cameroon, went from 29th to 43rd place.
Nigeria, which has gained 4 places at world level (32nd) is now in 4th continental position, ahead of Egypt (34th in the world), Tunisia (36th), Cameroon (38th), Algeria (43), Mali (48), Côte d’Ivoire (51st), and Burkina-Faso (56th).
At the global level, the football hierarchy remains unchanged, still dominated by Belgium, ahead of Brazil, France, Argentina and England.