Ghana ranked 52nd in latest Fifa ranking


The Black Stars have maintained their 52nd position on the FIFA ranking released on Monday despite avoiding defeat in two high profile matches this month.

Ghana  drew 0-0 with Uganda in Kampala in the penultimate 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier and went ahead to beat Saudi Arabia 3-0 in Jeddah in an international friendly.

The four time African champions sit 8th in Africa behind some of the in-form sides from Africa.

Tunisia are the highest ranked nation on the continent after moving three places up in the world ranking.

Egypt are in second place after beating Congo 2-1 at home to seal a 2018 FIFA World Cup berth in Russia.

Africa’s top ten on October’s Fifa rankings – global ranking in brackets:

1. Tunisia (28)

2. Egypt (30)

3. Senegal (32)

4. DR Congo (35)

5. Nigeria (41)

6.Cameroon (42)

7. Morocco (48)

8. Ghana (52)

9. Burkina Faso (55)

10. Cote d’Ivoire (61)

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