Bafana Bafana

Bafana on the rise in latest FIFA rankings

2016-08-11 13:24
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Cape Town - Bafana Bafana have moved up three places in the latest FIFA world rankings.

Meanwhile, the top 10 remain as is with Argentina leading the pack followed by Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile rounding out the top five.

South Africa remain 13th in Africa with the Cape Verde Islands breaking into the top 10.

Ghana moved up one place to second position while Algeria hold firm onto first place.

Bafana Bafana's next fixture is a AFCON 2017 qualifier against Mauritania on September 3.

Kick-off time is TBA.

Top 10 in the latest FIFA world rankings:

1. Argentina 

2. Belgium

3. Colombia

4. Germany

5. Chile

6. Portugal

7. France

8. Spain

9. Brazil

10. Italy

Also:

64. South Africa 

Top 10 in the latest CAF rankings:

1. Algeria

2. Ghana

3. Cote d'Ivoire

4. Senegal

5. Egypt

6. Tunisia

7. Morocco

8. Cameroon

9. Congo DR

10. Cape Verde Islands

Also:

13. South Africa

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