Kenya rise as Ghana drop on September’s Fifa rankings


According to the latest Fifa world rankings, Kenya has risen to position 25  in Africa while Ghana has dropped its position.

Kenya recorded the biggest move in terms of points on September’s Fifa World Rankings as they earned 22 points.

Those points mainly gained by their 1-0 win over Ghana in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying, saw them move up five places to 107th globally.

A defeat for the Black Stars means they are the biggest fallers down six spots to 51st overall.

Tunisia have gone up one place to 23 in the world to make them the outright top-ranked African nation.

The Carthage Eagles move comes on the back of their 2-0 victory in Swaziland in a Nations Cup tie.

Senegal, who were joint top in August, drop to 25th in the world and 2nd in Africa after they were held to a 2-2 draw in Madagascar in Nations Cup qualifier,

Belgium also gained a place on the rankings to become the joint number one globally alongside World Cup winners France.

Africa’s Top 10 on August’s Fifa rankings (global position in brackets):

  • 1. Tunisia (23)
  • 2. Senegal (25)
  • 3. DR Congo (40)
  • 4. Morocco (45)
  • 5. Nigeria (48)
  • 6. Cameroon (50)
  • 7. Ghana (51)
  • 8. Burkina Faso (56)
  • 9. Mali (63)
  • 10. Egypt (64)


-BBC Sport

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