Sierra Leone drops four places to 97th, Now 26th in Africa

by | Oct 20, 2016 | International, National Sport News Sierra Leone | 0 comments

The National Football team, Leone Stars, has dropped four places again, to become the 97th placed team globally in the latest FIFA rankings released Thursday, October 20.

Leone Stars, who played to a 1-1 draw against Ivory Coast in their final 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier in September, are now placed 26th in Africa.


Africa’s top ten teams are reigning African champions, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia, Ghana, Egypt, Congo DR, Congo, Mali, and Cameroon.

Algeria, are unchanged – they’re still third in Africa and placed 35 in the world. Cameroon and Zambia are placed 59th and 94th respectively in the world.

The biggest rise in terms of places and points are Montenegro (56th, up 49), following wins over Kazakhstan and Denmark. Argentina, still the best football country in the world and are closely followed by Germany and Brazil in second and third place respectively.

FIFA says the next edition of the World Ranking will be released on 24 November.


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