FIFA has a very strong stance on governments taking control of football associations and could go as far as the extreme approach and exclude Peru from the World Cup in Russian Federation.
Zambia's 2-2 home draw against Cameroon on November 11 aided in the rise after moving one point in October following their 1-0 away loss against Nigeria.
Egypt have dropped one spot to 31st in the latest FIFA World rankings list, while Senegal have surged into Africa's top spot.
"Wow, that would be another great game for us to play before the World Cup and that will be a wonderful preparation for us to really test our ability before the World Cup", the Super Eagles vice-captain said.
It will be a first World Cup appearance for Frenchman Renard after winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Zambia and the Ivory Coast.
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In the month under review, the Super Eagles finished top of their world cup qualifying group with a 1-1 draw away at Algeria and also defeated Argentina 4-2 in a friendly game played in Russian Federation four days later.
North Korea were the most improved team, climbing 18 places to 114th, while Laos fell by 22 and are ranked 184th in the world. Switzerland moved up to eight while France and Chile complete the top ten in ninth and 10th respectively.
Germany remain top of the shop with Brazil tucked in second place.
Africa's best return at the World Cup was a quarter-final place for Cameroon (1990), Senegal (2002) and Ghana (2010). Spain are sixth after climbing two spots up in the rankings.