Super Eagles of Nigeria maintain their 44th position till the end of 2018, Completesportsnigeria.com.
The three-time African champions also retained their fourth position in Africa in the latest FIFA World Ranking released on Thursday.
Gernot Rohr’s men also did not add to their 1,427 points amassed last month due to their inactivity, hoping to improve on their position when the next FIFA World Ranking is released in February.
Senegal also retained top spot in Africa with Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and DR Congo completing the top five teams in the continent.
Belgium remain on top in the latest FIFA World Ranking with France (2nd, unchanged), Brazil (3rd, unchanged), Croatia and England.
The month’s biggest movers are Guyana (177th, up 3) whose CONCACAF Nations League qualifier draw against Barbados (162nd, down 3) in September was recently reclassified as a forfeit win due to the Barbadians fielding two ineligible players.
But there are also modest rises for the likes of Zimbabwe (114th, up 1), Sierra Leone (115th, up 1), Kazakhstan (119th, up 1), Guinea-Bissau (120th, up 1), Indonesia (159th, up 1), Belize (160th, up 1) and Nepal (161st, up 1.)