Ghana to 51st with no friendlies — FIFA Ranking

15 April, 2018, 00:47 | Author: Inez Murphy
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Former champions Spain who have remained on a winning streak since changing their coach after the European matches in 2016 have however suffered a blip by moving two places to position 8 with 1162 points.

In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position.

The Eagles began 2018 by retaining the 51st position they dropped to in December but the team could not maintain the spot and slid down a spot in February to 52, which they retained in March.

Germany have stayed at the top of the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings despite losing to Brazil and drawing with Spain in March's global friendlies.

Portugal and Argentina dropped one spot each to fourth and fifth, respectively, Xinhua news agency reported.

Chile is one of the top ranked teams not featuring in this year's World Cup in Russian Federation.

More motivation for the Azkals as they get ready for their first-ever trip to the AFC Asian Cup in the United Aram Emirates in January of 2019.

For this year's World Cup Peru beat Oceania's top side New Zealand to make it to Russian Federation.

Belgium also climbed onto the podium (third, plus two), following a thumping 4-0 win over Saudi Arabia and Tunisia (14th, plus nine) and Uruguay (17th, plus five) jumping up the table after both recording a pair of friendly victories in March. Switzerland and France climbed two spots to sixth and seventh.

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