Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Africa

Ivory Coast still Africa's No 1



Ivory Coast gained one more point to emerge at 14 on the latest FIFA monthly ranking ahead of top teams like Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico and France.

The Elephants have been Africa’s number team for more than a year now, with a month away from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations where they will be facing in Group D Algeria, who are the second African team on the list at 19th position.

Mali gained three places to stay at 25 and third African nation on the ranking, while Ghana lost one point to finish 30th and fourth on continental level.

African champions Zambia leapt five places to perch at 34, thanks to their outstanding 1-0 win over South Africa in Johannesburg last month in a friendly.

Gabon and Central African Republic have surprisingly secured stable spots in the top 10 of African teams.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola ranking will be published on January 17, 2013, two days before Afcon kickoff.

Top 10 World

1 Spain 2 Germany 3 Argentina 4 Italy 5 Colombia 6 England 7 Netherlands 8 Portugal 9 Russia 10 Croatia

Top 10 African Teams

1 Ivory Coast (14th) 2 Algeria (19th) 3 Mali (25th) 4 Ghana (30th) 5 Zambia (34th) 6 Egypt (41st) 7 Gabon (42nd) 8 Tunisia (45th) 9 Central African Republic (52nd) 10 Nigeria (52nd)

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Sports Talk



Neil Tovey
Time to get technical
It’s a well-known fact that technical directors are greeted with a high degree of scepticism within...

Abiye Opuamah
Does Van Gaal know what he is doing?
Robbie Savage's recent observation around the freedom Louis van Gaal has been given at Manchester...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Too early to crown Chelsea
Six matches into the BPL season, it seems this season might be a walk in the park for Chelsea. Or...

Arjun Vidyarthi
No need to panic yet
A bolt from the blue. That’s how media outlets all over the world are describing Phil Jagielka’s...

John Dykes
Is it time the Gunners stopped hurting?
Given recent results, it’s understandable that fans of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur will be a...

Clyde Tlou
MultiChoice Diski Challenge you beauty!
The tournament develops young players, referees and television production crew as well. What more...