With FIFA having released its latest rankings following the recent international break, here are the 10 highest-ranked African nations.
Click through the gallery above to see the 10 highest-ranked African national teams as of 21 October!
Though Hugo Broos' Bafana are still not in the top 10 in terms of African nations in the standing, South Africa have jumped from 73rd place to 66th following their recent run of fixtures.
The rest of the order has not changed at all, with 2019 Africa Cup of Nations winners Algeria still ranked in fourth place despite their current form.
Sadio Mane's Senegal remain the best-ranked nation from the continent, although some sides have dropped in the overall ranking.
Here are some top footballers who can still represent African countries ahead of the upcoming African Cup of Nations in 2022: