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Egypt drop to 61 in September’s FIFA Ranking
Thursday, 17th September 2014, the world’s football governing body released the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Egypt dropping 23 places.
141 ‘A’ games were considered for the monthly ratings of which 80 were UEFA, AFCON and CONCACAF qualifiers and the remainder were friendlies.
As a result of this, the seventh-time African champions have dropped 23 ranks down on the FIFA Ranking from 38 to 61, holding on to 513 points and placed 13th on the continent.
Algeria have moved 4 places up with 926 points, and has jump into the world’s top 20 countries lying 20th and 1st on the continent.
Behind Algeria on the continent are Ivory Coast, who jumped 3 places up to 22nd in the world, followed by Tunisia with 11 movements up to 31.
Togo recorded the biggest drop after two defeats in AFCON 2015 qualifiers to Guinea and Ghana, moving 38 ranks down to 125.
AFRICA – TOP 10
1. Algeria – 20
2. Ivory Coast – 22
3. Tunisia – 31
4. Ghana – 33
5. Senegal – 36
6. Nigeria – 37
7. Cape Verde – 41
8. Cameroon – 42
9. Guinea – 48
10. Burkina Faso – 48
11. Congo – 48