Black Stars Maintain 50th Position
The Ghana senior national soccer team, the Black Stars, are unchanged in the latest FIFA Coca Cola World Ranking released on Thursday.
The West Africa powerhouse ended the year at the 50th position and began the 2018 by maintaining the same spot after not being involved in any international matches recently.
On the continent, the Black Stars still hold the eighth position in Africa ahead of Nigeria (51) and Algeria (57).
The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia toppled Senegal as they moved up four places on the ranking to occupy top spot in Africa, with Senegal dropping a place.
Africa’s top five national teams is made up of Tunisia, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Dr. Congo respectively.
Meanwhile, Tunisia, Senegal, Egypt, Nigeria and Morocco will be representing Africa in this year’s FIFA World Cup scheduled to be hosted by Russia.
Africa’s Top Ten:
1.Tunisia (23), 2. Senegal (24), 3. Egypt (30), 4. Morocco (39), 5.Dr. Congo (43), 6.Burkina Faso (44), 7.Cameroon (45), 8.Ghana (50), 9.Nigeria (51) and 10.Algeria (57).