Sierra Leone drop to 113 in latest global rankings

Jun 23, 2022 | Football Africa, International, National Sport News Sierra Leone, Sport News | 0 comments

Sierra Leone dropped from 108 to 113th in the latest FIFA global rankings after their opening 2023 African Cup of Nations 2-1 defeat to Nigeria and 2-2 against Guinea-Bissau this month.

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone suffered a 2-1 defeat to three-time African champions Nigeria at the MKO Abiola Stadium on June 9th before they fought from two goals down to draw parity with visiting Djurtus on June 13th at the General Lansana Conté stadium in Guinea.

As a result, they are now 82 places below Afcon 2023 Group A leaders Nigeria, two places ahead of Guinea-Bissau and 74th spots ahead of São Tomé and Príncipe.

The Leone Stars’ next outing will be a back-to-back qualifying game against São Tomé and Príncipe in September.

In the Global rankings, Brazil reigned over the top ten national teams, ahead of Belgium and Argentina.

FIFA’s June World Rankings (March world rankings top Ten 

Brazil, Belgium, Argentina, France, England, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Denmark.

Top ten in Africa 

18. Senegal, 22 Morocco, 30 Tunisia, 31 Nigeria, 38 Cameroon, 40 Egypt, 41 Algeria, 46 Mali, 52 Cote d’Ivoire and 55 Burkina Faso (56)

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