Sports News Thu, 20 Dec 2018

FIFA Ranking: Ghana end 2018 in 51st position, no. 6 in Africa

Ghana ended the year in 51st position after maintaining her position in FIFA's monthly rankings for December released on Thursday.

The Black Stars have not played since November's rankings and so remain at 51 globally after gaining 1412 points.

The four-time Africa champions also ended the year as the sixth best team on the continent.

Senegal are still Africa's topmost team with Tunisia (26) and Morocco (40) in the chasing pack.

Belgium maintained first place after gaining 1,727, just a single point ahead of 2018 World Cup winners France.

Africa's Top 10 on December's FIFA rankings:

Senegal (23) Tunisia (26) Morocco (40) Nigeria (44) DR Congo (49) Ghana (51) Cameroon (55) Egypt (56) Burkina Faso (61) Mali (64)

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com
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