Bafana Bafana

Bafana rise six places in rankings

2014-11-27 11:20
Dean Furman (Supplied)
Dean Furman (Supplied)
Cape Town - Bafana Bafana have climbed six places in the latest FIFA world rankings which were released on Thursday.

Bafana Bafana have risen to 51st place in the world following an impressive AFCON 2015 qualification campaign.

The national team are now the 11th best side in Africa heading into the AFCON finals in January 2015. Germany remain the number one side in the world with Argentina in second place. 

Tunisia rose nine places to sit in 22nd place globally and in 2nd place in Africa.

FIFA Africa Ranking:

1. Algeria
2. Tunisia
3. Ivory Coast
4. Senegal
5. Ghana
6. Guinea
7. Cape Verde
8. Cameroon
9. Nigeria
10. Mali
11. South Africa

FIFA World Ranking:
1. Germany
2. Argentina
3. Colombia
4. Belgium
5. Netherlands
6. Brazil
7. Portugal
7. France
9. Spain
10. Uruguay

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