Ghana move up one spot in FIFA rankings


The Black Stars of Ghana moved up one place on the latest FIFA ranking to 36th, but remained third in Africa.

The Black Stars last beat Mauritius 2-0 on Sunday 5 June in a 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier.

Algeria maintained their 32nd position in the world and kept their top spot in Africa.

Ivory Coast also moved up to 35th in the world and maintained their second place on the continent.

Argentina remained at the summit of the table despite losing out on the Copa America finals to Chile. Belgium is second followed by Colombia in third position.

According to FIFA, A total of 228 ‘A’ international matches were considered for the July rankings.

Below are the top 10 teams in the world:
1. Argentina
2. Belgium
3. Columbia
4. Germany
5. Chile
6. Portugal
7. France
8. Spain
9. Brazil
10. Italy

The top 10 African teams are:
1. Algeria
2. Ivory Coast
3. Ghana
4. Senegal
5. Egypt
6. Tunisia
7. Cameroon
8. Morocco
9. Congo DR

Source: ClassFMonline