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Sports News of Thursday, 15 February 2018

Source: primenewsghana.com

Ghana drops to 54th in latest FIFA rankings

Ghana has dropped from 50th to 54th position in the latest FIFA rankings for February released today February 15 2018.

The Black Stars despite the drop in the World rankings maintained their 8th position on the African continent.

They have been inactive since playing 1-1 with Egypt at home in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Tunisia are the highest ranked African side on 23rd having gone unbeaten in the Russia 2018 Word Cup qualifiers, picking up four wins and two draws in the third and final round.

Germany, Brazil and Portugal lead the rankings (1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively, all unchanged).

There was some significant movement further down the order, though, with Venezuela (48th, up 4), Hungary (49th, up 5) and Jamaica (50th, up 5) all entering the top 50 at the expense of Cameroon (51st, down 6), Ghana (54th, down 4), and Burkina Faso (57th, down 13).

Below is the full list of Africa’s top ten:

1.Tunisia (23)

2.Senegal (27)

3. DR Congo (39)

4. Morocco (42)

5. Egypt (43)

6. Cameroon (51)

7. Nigeria (52)

8. Ghana (54)

9. Burkina Faso (57)

10. Algeria ( 60)