Ghana Climbs Three Places In Latest FIFA World Ranking


Ghana climbed three places in the latest FIFA World ranking that was released this week.

Before this latest rankings, Ghana was in the 52nd position, however, as we speak, we have moved to the 49th position and this comes from the back drop of some impressive results in the recently played AFCON qualifiers.

The Black Star drew 1-1 with South Africa in Johannesburg before a 3-1 home win over Sao Tome and Principe.

When it comes to Africa, Ghana is now the seventh best team only Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, and Egypt.

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In the global ranking, the top spot was maintained by the European giant, Belgium with 1783.38 points. Current holders of the World Cup, France ( 1757.3 points) are in the second position with world football powerhouse, Brazil (1742.65 points) in the third position.

The ‘originators’ of football, England are in fourth position with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal in fifth place.

Check out the list of the best 50 national teams in the world below;

  1. Belgium
  2. France
  3. Brazil
  4. England
  5. Portugal
  6. Spain
  7. Italy
  8. Argentina
  9. Uruguay
  10. Denmark
  11. Mexico
  12. Germany
  13. Switzerland
  14. Croatia
  15. Colombia
  16. Netherlands
  17. Wales
  18. Sweden
  19. Chile
  20. USA
  21. Poland
  22. Senegal
  23. Austria
  24. Ukraine
  25. Serbia
  26. Tunisia
  27. Peru
  28. Japan
  29. Turkey
  30. Venezuela
  31. Iran
  32. Nigeria
  33. Algeria
  34. Morocco
  35. Paraguay
  36. Slovakia
  37. Hungary
  38. Russia
  39. Korea Republic
  40. Czech Republic
  41. Australia
  42. Norway
  43. Romania
  44. Scotland
  45. Jamaica
  46. Egypt
  47. Republic of Ireland
  48. Northern Ireland
  49. Ghana
  50. Costa Rica


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