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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 15:26 GMT
Nigeria stay on top
Nigeria coach Austin Eguavoen
Austin Eguavoen's Nigeria stay on top of the African rankings

Nigeria keep their place as Africa's top team, maintaining their 12th position in the global rankings.

Cameroon's Indomitable Lions remain in second place, with the Central African Republic being the continent's most improved side.

But their two moves above their previous ranking only leaves them in 181st place.

African Rankings - March 2006 (world rankings in brackets):

1. Nigeria (12)
2. Cameroon (15)
3. Egypt (17)
4. Tunisia (24)
5. Senegal (28)
6. Ivory Coast (32)
7. Morocco (37)
8. Ghana (50)
9. South Africa (52)
10. Zimbabwe (53)
11. Guinea (56)
12. Zambia (57)
13. Togo (58)
14. Angola (60)
15. Mali (64)
16. DR Congo (74)
17. Libya (84)
17. Algeria (85)
19. Burkina Faso (90)
20. Rwanda (92)
20. Kenya (94)
22. Sudan (95)
23. Uganda (98)
24. Botswana (102)
25. Gabon (105)
26. Malawi (106)
27. Congo (111)
28. Ethiopia (112)
29. Benin (113)
30. Cape Verde Islands (122)
31. Mozambique (132)
32. Swaziland (137)
33. Liberia (139)
34. Mauritius (144)
35. Lesotho (146)
36. Burundi (148)
37. Madagascar (150)
38. Chad (160)
39. Namibia (161)
40. Sierra Leone (163)
41. Equatorial Guinea (164)
42. Gambia (166)
43. Tanzania (167)
44. Eritrea (170)
45. Seychelles (176)
46. Niger (177)
47. Mauritania (178)
48. Central African Republic (181)
49. Somalia (184)
50. Guinea-Bissau (185)
51. Sao Tomé e Príncipe (197)
52. Djibouti (200)



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