19.03.2020 Football News

Ghana Moves Up To New FIFA Ranking

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Ghana Moves Up To New FIFA Ranking
LISTEN MAR 19, 2020

Ghana have moved one step up to 46th in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of February released on Thursday.

The four-time Africa Cup of Nations champions despite not being involved in any game in the last month moved level on points with Costa Rica.

Ghana and Costa Rica both have 1,439 points after the South American side lost a friendly game with the United States of America.

Ghana are one of two sides to move a place up or down in the top fifty rankings, with Paraguay also dropping from 40th to 41st.

Belgium retain their status as the best football nation in the world, followed by World champions France, Brazil, England, and Uruguay, completing the top 5 slots.

Senegal remain Africa’s biggest football nation, maintaining their 20th position on the log. They are joined by Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria, and Morocco as Africa’s best-ranking countries placing 27th, 31st, 35th, and 43rd respectively in the global rankings.

The Black Stars stay in 6th.
Here are FIFA’s top 10 countries:

  1. Belgium.
  2. France.
  3. Brazil.
  4. England.
  5. Uruguay.
  6. Croatia.
  7. Portugal.
  8. Spain.
  9. Argentina.
  10. Columbia.

Here is the African ranking:

  1. Senegal (20).
  2. Tunisia (27).
  3. Nigeria (31).
  4. Algeria (35).
  5. Morocco (43).
  6. Ghana (46).
  7. Egypt (51).
  8. Cameroon (53).
  9. Mali (56).
  10. Congo DR (56).

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

Sports Journalist

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