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Ghana drop 5 places in latest FIFA rankings

The Black Stars of Ghana have dropped in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world football governing body, FIFA on Thursday, August 12.

The Black Stars, who were placed in 49th position when the last ranking was released in May have dropped to 54th.

In Africa, Ghana sit 7th, behind Senegal who are 1st in Africa and 20th in the world, followed by Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria and Egypt.

Meanwhile, there are few changes at the top. Belgium retain their position as top placed side, Brazil move to 2nd place, displacing France who are now 3rd. England remain in 4th position. Italy, Argentina, Spain and Portugal occupy 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th position respectively.

Ghana will return to action in September for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Black stars will first play Ethiopia on Friday, September 3 at the Cape Coast Stadium, before playing South Africa on Monday, September 6, 2021 in Johannesburg.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking will be published on 16 September 2021.

Credit: Ghanasportspage.com

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