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Bafana drop eight spots in rankings



South Africa fell eight positions to 84th in the latest Fifa soccer world rankings released on Wednesday.

Bafana Bafana played two international friendly matches in October, losing 1-0 away to Poland and beating Kenya 2-1 in Nairobi.

They next play Zambia in the Nelson Mandela Challenge at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on November 14.

Bafana Bafana are ranked 21st in Africa.

 

Zonal RnkOverall RankTeamPtsPosition change
115Côte d'Ivoire9741
219Algeria9075
328Mali772-1
429Ghana7622
539Zambia6332
640Egypt6270
746Tunisia609-1
852Central African Republic581-3
952Gabon581-5
1057Nigeria5536
1159Libya545-6
1261Sierra Leone5216
1362Cameroon5209
1463Cape Verde Islands511-12
1571Guinea485-9
1672Morocco4823
1773Togo47920
1875Senegal471-7
1977Benin457-3
2079Angola4464
2184South Africa430-8
2286Uganda4284
2389Burkina Faso4232
2495Equatorial Guinea39710
2598Zimbabwe383-9
2699Congo DR3604
27101Malawi337-5
28102Ethiopia33316
29102Sudan333-2
30107Niger32430

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