According to football database system, there is no Nigerian club side in the top 20 of the latest African club rankings just released.

Enyimba FC, six time champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League and two time champions of the CAF Champions League are the highest ranked team from Nigeria, they are ranked 28th on the continent.

Surprisingly, Nigerian Champions Rangers International are ranked lowly 44th while recently relegated Warri Wolves of Warri are 58th, Wikki Tourists FC 64th, defunct Dolphins FC of Port harcourt, (Now amalgamated with Sharks FC to form Rivers United) are 66th, Sunshine FC of Akure are ranked 67th.

Four time NPFL champions Kano Pillars are 74th, Nasarawa United 76th, FC Ifeanyiubah 77th, Lobi Stars are 80th and Abia Warriors 99th on the continent.

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