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FIFA Rankings: South Africa Plummets 14 Places

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The recent FIFA World rankings have been released and Bafana Bafana have slid down 14 places.

The South African national side’s downward spiral comes as no surprise to football fans as they have been enduring a poor run of form. Stuart Baxter’s charges recently lost two back to back qualifiers against Cape Verde, going down 2-1 both at home and away.

Egypt is the remains the highest ranked African team but they have moved down five places in the global standings. Speaking of the global scheme, Germany has knocked Brazil out of the top spot. Check out your top 10 ranked teams both in Africa and the world right here.
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With the FIFA World Cup taking place next year in Russia, this could be an indication of which teams will be dominant as consistency over the most recent games is key when it comes to rankings. South Africa are now ranked 18th in Africa.

FIFA World Rankings – CAF Top 10

1. Egypt
2. Tunisia
3. Senegal
4. DRC
5. Nigeria
6. Cameroon
7. Burkina Faso
8. Ghana
9. Ivory Coast
10. Morocco

FIFA World Rankings – Global Top 10

1. Germany
2. Brazil
3. Portugal
4. Argentina
5. Belgium
6. Poland
7. Switzerland
8. France
9. Chile
10. Colombia

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