Ghana moved down one place in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday for the month of October.
The Black Stars are now ranked 52nd in the world and sixth on the African continent.
Ghana missed the chance to amass points after their double-header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone were cancelled by CAF.
The Black Stars were defeated 1-0 to Kenya in September but failed to honour this month’s clash with the Leone Stars after FIFA imposed a ban on the Sierra Leone football Association over government’s ‘interference’
Belgium have edged ahead of France to take outright top spot after the two countries had been tied at the top last month.
While both sides won one game and drew another in October, the Belgians, with 1,733 points, moved ahead by a single point under the formula for calculating the rankings.
Meanwhile Senegal have been ranked 25th in the world and 1st on the continent followed by Nigeria who occupy the 44th position on the world ranking and second in Africa.
|Fifa world rankings|
The top ten ranked teams in Africa with their positions on the world: 1.Senegal (25), 2.Nigeria (44), 3.Congo DR (46), 4. Morocco (47), 5.Cameroon (51), 6. Ghana (52, 7. Burkina Faso (57), 8.Egypt (58), 9. Côte d’Ivoire (59), and 10. Guinea (65).
The next ranking will be released 29th November, 2018.