Black Stars: Ghana maintain position in new FIFA ranking


The Black Stars are still the 50th best national football team in the world and maintained their eighth spot in Africa in the latest ranking released on Thursday 18th January, 18 2018.

The Black Stars also maintained their  50th spot globally as they kept their 8th position on the CAF ranking.

Tunisia have replaced Senegal at the top of the Fifa rankings for Africa.

In October, Tunisia moved top of the rankings for the first time in 15 years – only to lose that spot to Senegal just a month later.

World Champions Germany however, cemented their first position in the world ranking with Brazil and Portugal occupying the 2nd and 3rd spots respectively.

African rankings (global position in brackets):

  1. Tunisia (23)
  2. Senegal (24)
  3. Egypt (30)
  4. Morocco (39)
  5. DR Congo (43)
  6. Burkina Faso (44)
  7. Cameroon (45)
  8. Ghana (50)
  9. Nigeria (51)
  10. Algeria (57)


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