Ghana moves up in latest FIFA ranking

Ghana climbed up one place to 51st in the latest world ranking released by FIFA on Thursday. The Black Stars gained points after drawing 1-1 with Egypt at home in...

Ghana climbed up one place to 51st in the latest world ranking released by FIFA on Thursday.

The Black Stars gained points after drawing 1-1 with Egypt at home in a final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier played in Cape Coast.

The latest ratings have seen  Senegal and the winners of the European zone play-offs among the biggest climbers.

The Lions of Terrenga have, in fact, risen to 23rd – their highest-ever position on the global ladder – on the back of securing a first World Cup place since 2002.

They are now the top-ranked African nation, having leapfrogged fellow 2018 World Cup finalists Tunisia (27th, up 1) and Egypt (31st, down 1).

CAF Ranking:

1. Senegal

2.Tunisia

3.Egypt

4.Congo DR

5.Morocco

6.Burkina Faso

7.Cameroon

8.Nigeria

9.Ghana

10.Côte d’Ivoire

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