Bafana Bafana

Bafana drop to 65th in world rankings

2017-06-01 13:53
Stuart Baxter (Gallo Images)

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:

1. Brazil 

2. Argentina

3. Germany 

4. Chile

5. Colombia

6. France

7. Belgium

8. Portugal

9. Switzerland

T10. Spain, Poland


65. South Africa

Top 10 in the latest CAF rankings:

1. Egypt

2. Senegal

3. Cameroon

4. Nigeria

5. DR Congo

6. Tunisia

7. Burkina Faso

8. Côte d'Ivoire

9. Ghana

10. Algeria


12. South Africa

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