Wed, Oct

FIFA Ranking: Ghana now 2nd best in Africa

The Black Stars

Ghana is now the second best football team on the African continent, according to the latest world ranking released by FIFA on Thursday.

The Black Stars moved up one place to 35th position in the latest FIFA/Coca Cola World ranking and have replaced Côte D'Ivoire in second place.

The senior national team, however still trail the Desert Foxes of Algeria (1st) with AFCON holders Cote d'Ivoire now (3rd) while Senegal and Egypt maintained their (4th) and 5th) positions respectively in the top five on the continent.

In the rankings for women, Ghana has maintained its 46th position in the world and (2nd) best on the African continent, behind Nigeria (1st).