Nigeria and Uganda are unmoved from their final spots whereas South Africa, Ghana and Tanzania dropped some locations in Fifa’s World Rankings for November.
Africa’s second stage of qualification for the 2022 World Cup ended on Tuesday with 10 nations advancing as group winners to the ultimate play-off spherical, the place they’ll battle each other for the 5 tickets to go to Qatar.
Following the groups’ performances and outcomes, Fifa launched the month-to-month scores with the highest 5 African nations anticipated to face the lowest-ranked nations within the upcoming qualifiers.Editors’ Picks
Based on Friday’s launch, Equatorial Guinea and Togo are the most important movers on the earth – the previous rose by 12 positions to 114th whereas the Sparrow Hawks moved 9 locations to take a seat within the a hundred and twenty fifth spot.
Senegal stay the most effective footballing nation in Africa after ending their group outings with an unbeaten run of 5 wins and a attract six video games they usually occupy the twentieth spot on the earth.
Morocco leapt previous Tunisia to take the second spot after maintaining back-to-back clear sheets which got here with 3-0 wins over Sudan and Guinea in Group I. In the meantime, the Carthage Eagles are third on the continent after they sealed the Group B ticket.
Reigning African champions Algeria occupy the fourth spot adopted by Nigeria within the fifth place who recorded a win (Liberia 2-0) and a draw (Cape Verde 1-1) of their final two video games.
The Tremendous Eagles are nonetheless thirty sixth on the earth with a complete of 1478.78 factors (+0.60).
After sealing their dominance in Group F, Egypt are additionally unmoved within the sixth place whereas Cameroon moved previous Ivory Coast and Ghana to take the seventh spot with a complete of 1437.35 factors (+19.14) after a 1-0 win over the Elephants sealed their qualification for the play-offs in Group D.
Ghana are subsequent within the eighth place with a complete level of 1428.97 (+4.10) after a nervy end to Group G, the place they pipped South Africa by advantage of scoring extra targets as a result of the groups had been tied on 13 factors after six video games while having the identical objective distinction.
Mali moved up a spot to the ninth spot with 1427 factors (+15.59) after they received Group E with out conceding a objective they usually scored 11 in whole.
Though they didn’t make the play-off spherical, Ivory Coast full the highest 10 finest footballing nations in Africa whereas DR Congo, who led Group J, overtook South Africa to take the twelfth spot with 1375.64 factors (+18.03).
Bafana Bafana are thirteenth on the continent having gathered 1358.24 factors (-3.37).
Uganda occupy the sixteenth spot after accumulating 1285.28 factors whereas Kenya are twenty second with 1202.26 factors and Tanzania are thirty seventh with 1118.76 factors.