Cameroon ranked 8th African Football Nation in latest FIFA rankingsanyevalentine | 29.05.2021 | 0 | Sports
On May 26th 2021, FIFA unveiled its world Ranking days into the international Break. Belgium has been ranked top in the world and Senegal 🇸🇳 leads in Africa. Cameroon ranked 8th African Football Nation in latest FIFA rankings.
The Lions of Teranga, who were the first side to qualify for AFCON 2021, have dropped two places to 22nd in the latest standings but are still Africa’s best-placed country, four spots ahead of Tunisia.
2017 AFCON winners, Cameroon occupies 55th position in the world and 8th in Africa. Cameroon who is recognized as one of the giants in Africa drops down to 8th. See screenshots:
Nigeria have climbed four places in the latest ranking and now occupy 32nd place overall, meaning the Super Eagles have overtaken reigning African champions Algeria as the continent’s third strongest side, albeit by the narrowest of margins.
The North African giants rank just one place behind Nigeria, while neighbours Morocco trail by a further position following last month’s continental qualifiers.
Egypt are next in line in 46th position, three places ahead of Ghana, while AFCON hosts Cameroon have dropped five places to 55th and are now trailed closely by continental giants Mali and Ivory Coast.
Meanwhile, South Africa are only ranked 15th on the continent and 75th overall after dropping four spots following Bafana Bafana’s failure to qualify for next year’s showpiece tournament. Cameroon ranked 8th in Africa FIFA rankings. Cameroon ranked 8th African Football Nation in latest FIFA rankings.