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Egypt slips 22 places down in latest FIFA Ranking
The Egyptian national team didn’t receive good news in the latest Coca Cola/FIFA ranking that was released on Thursday, November 27, 2014 as they were pegged down 22 places.
The seven time African Kings were also hit badly as the country with the biggest drop by points, i.e minus 131 points.
Guinea have climbed into the top 50 on the back of two victories in the 2015 African Cup Nations qualifiers, placing 38th i.e 7 places up and 6th on the continent behind Ghana who are 5th and 37 globally.
Algeria continue to sit at the summit of African rankings and 18th on the world stage despite dropping 3 places down since October.
Tunisia (27th up 9), Ivory Coast (24th, up 1) and Senegal (35th, up 6) in that order complete the top four.
FIFA AFRICA RANKING TOP 10:
1. Algeria – 18
2. Tunisia – 22
3. Ivory Coast – 24
4. Senegal – 35
5. Ghana – 37
6. Guinea – 38
7. Cape Verde – 39
8. Cameroon – 41
9. Nigeria – 42
10. Mali – 49
A total of 150 new ‘A’ international matches have been taken into account for the November edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, bringing the total number of games evaluated in 2014 to 817.
Sixty-one of these matches were part of continental qualifiers in Europe, Africa and the CONCACAF region, with the other 89 being friendly matches.