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Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

By David Kappel - Jan 18, 2018 12:31 PM @kappilinho

Football governing body FIFA have announced their latest rankings, with Brazil staying in second place, while Bafana Bafana climbed three places.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the 10 current highest ranked nations, according to FIFA.

With just 22 international matches being played over the past month, there were not many changes in the ranking.

Germany stayed at the top of the chasing pack, followed by Brazil and Portugal, with Lionel Messi's Argentina in fourth place.

Croatia and Iceland were the only climbers in the top 20, with the former moving to 15th, above England and Mexico, and the latter climbing to 20th, above the Netherlands and Uruguay.

Tunisia replaced Senegal as the highest ranked African nation after moving up four spots into 23rd position, one above the Lions of Teranga.

Africa's other representatives at the World Cup, Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria, sit in 30th, 39th and 51st position, respectively.

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Somewhat surprisingly, South Africa moved up three spots from 81st to 78th despite not kicking a ball over the past month.

Who do you think is the strongest nation in 2018? Have your say in the comments section below.


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FLAMEG Joined: 21 Sep 2016
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FLAMEG Jan 20, 2018 08:48 AM
Wow maybe we should just not play we would find ourselves in the top 10
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blackmeteor Jan 18, 2018 03:16 PM
How to move up the rankings without playing..........Bafana secret
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KMac Jan 18, 2018 02:03 PM
@Michaeltshigama I'd like to think all South Africans do care
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Musetha Deric Jan 18, 2018 01:29 PM
This Bafana team always push for surprise things. I guess now they bribe FiFA office to be counted among top 80 teams
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Michaeltshigama Jan 18, 2018 12:47 PM
Who cares for Bafana bafana

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