Ghana surge up in latest FIFA ranking

Ghana surge up in latest FIFA ranking

The February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking arrive courtesy of matches played at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Ghana surge up in latest FIFA ranking

Ghana surge up in latest FIFA ranking

Ghana have moved up in the latest world ranking released on Thursday, February 9, 2017.

Ghana leapfrogged from 54th position to 45th, after they won three and lost three in the just ended 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon

Ghana also moved two places on the African continent, moving from 9th to 7th.

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Meanwhile, Cameroon’s victory at the tournament helped them climb 29 places into 33rd position while Egypt’s silver-medal finish secured them a place in the Top 25. The Pharaohs (23, plus 12) are now the highest ranked CAF team.

AFCON semi-finalists Burkina Faso (38, plus 15).

Meanwhile, Argentina, Brazil and Germany are the top three countries in the world in the latest FIFA ranking.

In total, 60 matches counted towards the latest ranking. These included the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (32 games), the 2017 Copa Centroamericana (15 games) and international friendlies (13 games).

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