Black Stars drop in latest FIFA ranking

The Black Stars of Ghana have ranked an all-time low in 2016 in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

The senior national team of Ghana dropped from 43rd in the world ranking to 45th.

On the African continent, Ghana maintained their fifth position in the ranking with Africa Cup of Nations Champions Cote d’Ivoire still occupying the top spot.

Senegal moved up seven places in the world and are second in Africa. Algeria are in third position ahead of fourth placed Tunisia.

The Black Stars played Uganda in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the month under review. The team also played South Africa in an international friendly.

Ghana drew against Uganda without scoring before playing a 1-1 draw with South Africa.

Africa Cup of Nations Group D opponent Mali, Egypt and Uganda are placed ninth, sixth and nineteenth respectively.

Top 10 teams in Africa

Cote d’Ivoire

Senegal

Algeria

Tunisia

Ghana

Egypt

Congo DR

Congo

Mali

Cameroon

Top 10 teams in the World

Argentina

Germany

Brazil

Belgium

Colombia

Chile

France

Portugal

Uruguay

Spain

 

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