Rivers United ranked best club in Nigeriaby Blessing 18/01/2018 | 1:44 0 Posted in Business, News, Social Issues, Sports Rivers United have been ranked the best Nigerian club in 2017 by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) , writes the organization in its latest club world ranking. The team from Port Harcourt took joint 221st position in the ranking along with CA Boca Juniors, Al Ain FC, Hertha BSC, FK Lokomotiv Tashkent, Panionios FC, São Paulo FC and šK Slovan Bratislava.Rivers United ranked higher than English Premier League clubs Burnley, Southampton FC, Stoke City FC and Swansea City AFC, Crystal Palace FC and AFC Bournemouth.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: #World Cup: NFF to ban Super Eagles players from social mediaReal Madrid are the top team in the world, Gremio the second and Manchester United occupied third position.Barcelona, PSG, Flamengo, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Red Bull Salzburg complete the top ten in that order.Four of the top five African clubs are based in North Africa. Al Ahly SC is first followed by Etoile du Sahel, Esperance ST, TP Mazembe and Club Africain.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: FIFA threatens to ban Nigeria from all football activitiesThe Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) is the 63rd strongest national league in the world, according to the Lausanne based organization. Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Anna Banner shares stunning new photos (Photos) See what hard drugs did to a married man (Photos) Enjoy and Share Post:FacebookTwitterGoogleRedditLinkedInEmailPinterestloading... Tags:NFF, nfl, Nigerian league, rivers united  Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.