- Following elimination from the 2022 World Cup preliminary qualifiers on a 3-2 aggregate scoreline over two legs, Sierra Leone dropped three places to 117th from 114th in the latest FIFA ranking announced on Thursday 19th September.
The West African nation next international contest will be against Lesotho, in the opener of the 2021 Afcon qualifier scheduled for November 11 at the Freetown national stadium.
Elsewhere, Senegal still ranked highest in Africa according to FIFA, with the 2019 AFCON runners-up currently at 20th position, while AFCON winners, Algeria look to catch up at 38th.
Belgium remain top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking after an action-packed number of weeks in international football which saw 78 friendlies, 74 continental qualifiers and 60 FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifiers take place.
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— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) September 19, 2019
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 24 October 2019.
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