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Latest FIFA Rankings: Africa's Top 10

Latest FIFA Rankings: Africa's Top 10

by Kamogelo Motecwane

Jun 23, 2022 12:37 PM


With all 32 teams that will be competing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar confirmed, here are the 10 highest-ranked African nations in FIFA's latest world rankings!

Click through the gallery above to see the highest-ranked African nations in the latest FIFA rankings!

2021 Africa Cup of Nations winners Senegal remain the No. 1 team on the African continent.

The Senegalese will be carrying the hopes of every African come the global showpiece in November and December, where they will take on the Netherlands, host nation Qatar and Ecuador in Group A. 

Only four of the nations in Africa's top 10 will be making their way to the Gulf come the end of the year, with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Mali and Egypt all failing to book their ticket to World Cup. 

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Despite qualifying for a fourth World Cup, Ghana are deemed the 11th best footballing nation in Africa, as per FIFA. The West Africans are two places ahead of South Africa, who remain in 13th position among the teams on the continent.

With Qatar 2022 being the final World Cup that has 32 teams, it will be the last time we see only five African nations competing for football's ultimate prize. 

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