The large number of worldwide fixtures over the last month has led to plenty of changes in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, including Belgium reaching the top three and six sides attaining their highest-ever position.
Nigeria's group opponents, Argentina, Croatia and Iceland were ranked 5th, 18th and 22nd respectively.
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According to FIFA, Nepal have moved three positions up to 162nd from 165th positions in this month's world wide ranking with 111 points.
Poland complete the top 10 despite falling four positions - the biggest move among the 10 highest ranked nations.
CONMEBOL officials also used the event to promote the joint candidacy of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 World Cup, which will take place 100 years after Uruguay won the inaugural edition as hosts.
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Switzerland, France, Spain, Chile and Poland make up the top 10.
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