FIFA Ranking: Egypt claims top spot after runners-up title at 2017 AFCON

Zurich, Switzerland (PANA) - Egypt, the runner up at the just-ended 2017 AFCON in Gabon, has taken over leadership in the latest FIFA ranking for Africa's men's senior national teams.

The Egyptians displaced Senegal from the top spot and their conquerors in the AFCON finals, Cameroon, came in third in the rankings, released in Zurich on Thursday.

The Senegalese, beaten by Cameroon in the quarter-finals, are in second place in the rankings.

Below is the full ranking (tabulated under African Ranking (AR), World Ranking (WR) and teams.

AR                WR                  Teams
1                   23                    Egypt  
2                   31                    Senegal
3                   33                    Cameroon
4                   36                    Tunisia
5                   37                    DR Congo
6                   38                    Burkina Faso
7                   41                    Nigeria
8                   45                    Ghana
9                   47                    Côte d'Ivoire
10              48                    Morocco
11                  50                    Algeria
12                  58                    Mali
13                  62                    South Africa
14                  66                    Benin
15                  70                    Guinea
16                  74                    Cape Verde Islands
17                  75                    Uganda
18                  76                    Congo
19                  80                    Guinea-Bissau
20                  87                    Kenya
21                  87                    Gabon
22                  91                    Zambia
23                  92                    Libya
24                  94                    Sierra Leone
25                  98                    Swaziland
26                  99                    Namibia
27                100                    Rwanda
28                101                    Togo
29                102                     Liberia
30                103                     Ethiopia
31                104                     Malawi
32                105                     Zimbabwe
33                105                     Mozambique                  
34                107                     Mauritania
35                108                     Central African Republic
36                110                     Equatorial Guinea
37                115                     Botswana
38                132                     Niger
39                135                     Madagascar
40                138                     Burundi
41                139                     Sudan
42                141                     Comoros
43                143                     Lesotho
44                147                     Mauritius
45                148                     Angola
46                151                     Chad
47                153                     São Tomé e Príncipe
48                158                     Tanzania
49                169                     South Sudan
50                178                     Gambia
51                186                     Seychelles
52                205                     Djibouti
53                205                     Eritrea
54                205                     Somalia
-0- PANA VAO/MA 9Feb2017

09 february 2017 11:36:01




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