Bafana Bafana

Bafana stay 81st in latest FIFA rankings

2017-12-21 13:49
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter. (Trevor Kunene)

Lausanne - Bafana Bafana have made no movement in the latest FIFA world rankings and will end 2017 in 81st place.

The South Africans did, however, move one place up in Africa, ending the year in 17th place.

Germany, Brazil and Portugal retained the top three places, with Argentina and Belgium completing the top five and 2018 Soccer World Cup hosts Russia placed 64th.

Top 10 in the latest FIFA world rankings:

1. Germany

2. Brazil

3. Portugal

4. Argentina

5. Belgium

6. Spain

7. Poland

8. Switzerland

9. France

10. Chile


81. South Africa

Top 10 in the latest CAF rankings:

1. Senegal

2. Tunisia

3. Egypt

4. DR Congo

5. Morocco

6. Burkina Faso

7. Cameroon

8. Ghana

9. Nigeria

10. Algeria


17. South Africa

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