FIFA: Cape Verde dismisses Cote d'Ivoire from top spot in FIFA ranking for Africa

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Cape Verde Island has dismissed Cote d'Ivoire from the top spot in the latest FIFA Ranking for Africa, received here Thursday by PANA.

Algeria dominated the ranking for 20 unbroken months by October 2015 until Cote d'Ivoire took over in December and dominated until this month.

Cape Verde is ranked 31 in the world.

The Rankings are as follows - tabulate under -

World Ranking         Teams                          African ranking
31                           Cape Verde Islands        1

36                           Côte d'Ivoire                 2

37                           Algeria                                 3

41                           Ghana                                 4

47                           Tunisia                                 5

48                           Senegal                          6

53                           Egypt                                  7

58                           DR Congo                             8

59                           Congo                                   9

61                           Cameroon                             10

62                           Nigeria                                    11
                                                                          
63                          Guinea                                     12

67                           Uganda                              13

70                           South Africa                      14

73                           Mali                                       15
        
76                           Equatorial Guinea               16

77                           Benin                                        17

78                           Zambia                                        18

81                           Morocco                                 19

83                           Gabon                                          20

85                            Rwanda                                  21

86                            Burkina Faso                          22

92                            Botswana                                  23

100                            Mozambique                           24

101                            Togo                                           25

101                            Liberia                                           26

103                            Kenya                                           27

104                            Malawi                                           28

106                            Mauritania                                   29

107                            Libya                                           30

108                            Niger                                           31

109                            Angola                                   32

110                            Central African Republic           33

115                            Sierra Leone                           34

120                            Ethiopia                                   35

124                            Swaziland                                   36

125                            Tanzania                                    37

127                             Chad                                            38

129                             Burundi                                    39

130                             Madagascar                            40

131                             Zimbabwe                                    41

133                             Namibia                                    42

135                             Sudan                                    43

140                             South Sudan                            44

147                             Guinea-Bissau                            45

153                             Lesotho                                    46

164                             Gambia                                    47

172                             Mauritius                                    48

173                             Comoros                                    49

174                             São Tomé e Príncipe            50

191                             Seychelles                            51

204                             Djibouti                                    52

204                             Eritrea                                    53

204                             Somalia                                    54
-0- PANA VAO 3March2016

03 march 2016 13:26:53




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