Ghana move up, Morocco climb massively, Brazil maintain top spot as Belgium fall: Latest FIFA ranking

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Ghana has moved three places up on the latest FIFA rankings released by the world football governing body, FIFA on Thursday, December 22, 2022.

The Black Stars were placed in 61st position when the last ranking was released in October and have moved three places up following their involvement in a friendly game against Switzerland and also in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Ghana defeated Switzerland 2-0 in the friendly game which was part of the team’s preparations for the World Cup in Qatar.

At the World Cup, the Black Stars bowed out from the group stages with just three points after losing 3-2 to Portugal in the first group game, beating South Korea 3-2 in the second group game and losing 2-0 in the final group game to Uruguay.

The team has now occurred 1400.02 points, 7.02 more points than they did when the previous ranking was released.

In Africa, Ghana remain in 11th place, behind Morocco who are 1st in Africa and 11th in the World. The Atlas Lions are the biggest climbers in the latest ranking following their heroics at the just ended World Cup which saw them finish 4th, becoming the first African country to do so.

Senegal are now 2nd in Africa, followed by Tunisia, Cameroon, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Mali, Cote D’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and so on.

Meanwhile, there are few changes at the top. Brazil maintain top spot despite the disappointment at the World Cup. Champions of the World Argentina climb up to 2nd place. World Cup runners up France move to 3rd and Belgium drop down to 4th.

England occupy 5th position, followed by Netherlands, Italy, Croatia, Portugal, Spain and so on.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published in February 2023.

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