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The 10 Highest-Ranked African Teams In FIFA Rankings Revealed

The 10 Highest-Ranked African Teams In FIFA Rankings Revealed

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by David Kappel

Apr 07, 2021 07:40 PM

Tags: South Africa Bafana Bafana Egypt Nigeria Senegal Morocco Tunisia Algeria Ghana Cameroon Mali

There were several movements for African teams in the latest FIFA World Rankings, with Bafana Bafana's Africa Cup of Nations qualification opponents Ghana climbing into the top 50 in the world.

Click through the gallery above to see 10 highest-ranked African teams today!

Senegal remain the highest-ranked CAF nation, despite falling two spots to 22nd position overall.

The Lions of Teranga are followed by Tunisia, who finished their AFCON 2021 qualification with two wins and are in 26th spot in the overall ranking.

Nigeria's Super Eagles have climbed to third place on the continent, overtaking AFCON 2019 winners Algeria. Gernot Rohr's side is 32nd overall, one ahead of the Desert Foxes, with Morocco following in 34th position.

Egypt and Ghana are the other two CAF nations inside the top 50, while Cameroon fell five spots to 55th in the global ranking.

Next year's AFCON hosts are eighth on the continent, followed by Mali and Ivory Coast, who round out the top 10 with rankings of 57th and 59th, respectively.

Bafana Bafana, meanwhile, only appear in 15th position among the CAF nations, and 75th overall. The next FIFA rankings will be published on 27 May.

Have a look at the top 10 nations in the FIFA World Rankings below!

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@dahrndoe
Apr 08, 2021 08:49 AM

I don't agree to these ratings if Germany is not included in the top three teams. You can't leave a team that beat teams like Brazil with such a high margin at the world cup and rate them, worstly outside top ten. Come on man!

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Nemusunda Wa Likhosi
Apr 07, 2021 09:19 PM

74 yoh

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