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23.11.2011 Sports News

Ghana up four places in FIFA rankings

By Myjoyonline.com | Ernest Dela Aglanu
Ghana up four places in FIFA rankings
LISTEN NOV 23, 2011

Ghana's Black Stars have moved up four places in the latest FIFA Rankings released Wednesday morning.

The Black Stars moved up four nods with an accumulated 761 points on the world ranking, placing second in Africa.

Côte d'Ivoire who moved up three places with accumulated 912 points is 16th in the world and first in Africa.

Spain still maintained the number one spot in the world with an accumulated 1564 points. Netherlands, the 2010 FIFA World Cup runner-ups, is second in the world with 1365.

Germany follows Netherlands in third place with 1345 points followed by Uruguay in fourth with 1309 points. England is fifth with 1173 points, Brazil sixth with 1143 points, Portugal seventh with 1100 points, Croatia eighth with 1091, Italy ninth with 1082 points and Argentina in tenth position with 1067.

Africa's Top 10
1. Cote d'Ivoire (16) – 912 points

2. Ghana (29) – 761 points

3. Algeria (30) – 758 points

4. Egypt (31) – 757 points

5. Nigeria (43) – 627 points

6. Senegal (44) – 625 points

7. Cameroon (48) – 602 points

8. South Africa (53) – 577 points

9. Cape Verde Islands (57) – 544 points

10. Tunisia (59) – 537 points

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