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The 10 Highest-Ranked African Teams In FIFA Rankings

With 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers set to get underway this week, here is a look at the highest-ranked African nations in the latest FIFA rankings.

Click through the gallery above to see 10 highest-ranked African teams as of 12 August 2021.

The road to Qatar finally gets underway on the African continent this week, while the rest of the world have already begun their qualifiers for the tournament.

Heading into this week's matches, Senegal remain the highest-ranked African nation in the latest FIFA rankings as they sit 21st place.

The Lions of Teranga open their World Cup qualifying campaign against Togo, before they travel to Congo for their second clash during the international break.

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South Africa's Group G opponents Ghana dropped in the latest FIFA rankings after falling from 49 to 52 as they failed to win their previous two clashes, against Morocco and Ivory Coast back in June.

Zimbabwe and Ethiopia, who are also in Group G, are placed at 108th and 150th, while Bafana Bafana moved up two places to 73rd spot.

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