Black Stars Jump Four Places In Latest FIFA Rankings


Black Stars of Ghana have jumped four places in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday following their back to back victories in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Coach Kwesi Appiah’s side defeated South Africa 2-0 at the Cape Coast Stadium as well as sealing a narrow 1-0 win over São Tomé and Príncipe in the AFCON qualifying campaign.

Ghana occupied the 51st position last month on the global rankings but have now moved to 47th on the standings.

The Black Stars are now occupying the sixth position in Africa behind Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria and Morocco.

Comoros are the highest risers, having moved nine places in the rankings issued by the International Football Federation (FIFA), leaving them at 133rd in the world .

They beat Togo 1-0 before being held to a goalless draw by Egypt to go top of the group with four points.

Senegal retained the top spot in Africa after retaining the 20th place in the world, while Tunisia moved up two places to 27th in the world and second in Africa.


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