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Cameroon stay top in Africa

Cameroon at the 2008 Cup of Nations
Cameroon are still the top ranked team in Africa

Cameroon are still the top-ranked side in Africa according to the latest list issued by football's world governing body, Fifa.

The Indomitable Lions are still ranked at 13 in the world, with new European Champions Spain the new number one nation.

Ghana remain the second best side in Africa but drop four places to number 20 in the world.

There were some big African movers on the global rankings after a month of 2010 World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Swaziland lept 38 places overall and Cape Verde are up from 109th to 85th.

But the biggest movers are Burkina Faso, their 100% record in the 2010 qualifiers so far has taken them from 111th in the world to 64th - a move of 47 places.

Fifa's ranking system takes into account current performance, with previous results gradually reducing in importance.

You can see the Fifa rankings in full by using the links on the right hand side of this page.


see also
Cameroon leapfrog Ghana
04 Jun 08 |  African
Mozambique climb rankings
07 May 08 |  African
Ghana stay top
09 Apr 08 |  African


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