Cape Town - Bafana Bafana have dropped one place to 65th in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday.
Changes in the rankings are few and far between, with the top 10 remaining the same.
Brazil top the rankings followed by Argentina, Germany, Chile, Colombia, France, Belgium, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain completing the top 10.
29 African countries dropped places, including the continent’s number one team - Egypt - who dropped one position to 20th in the world.
In the African rankings Egypt are followed by Senegal, Cameroon, Nigeria, DR Congo, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana and Algeria in the top 10, while Bafana Bafana sit in 12th.
South Africa will kick off their 2019 AFCON qualifiers with a match against Nigeria on Saturday, June 10.
Top 10 in the latest FIFA world rankings:
T10. Spain, Poland
65. South Africa
Top 10 in the latest CAF rankings:
5. DR Congo
7. Burkina Faso
8. Côte d'Ivoire
12. South Africa