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Bafana move up two places in FIFA rankings

Posted: 17 January 2013 Time: 12:06

South Africa have moved up two places to 85th in the latest Fifa world rankings, released on Thursday, two days before the Africa Cup of Nations opening match.

Cape Verde Islands, their opponents in the January 19 opener at National Stadium, have dropped a single spot to 70th.

Ivory Coast remain Africa’s top team in 14th place worldwide.

Top 10 African Countries
1. Ivory Coast (14th)
2. Algeria (22nd)
3. Mali (25th)
4. Ghana (26th)
5. Zambia (39th)
6. Libya (47th)
7. Gabon (49th)
8. Central African Republic (51st)
9. Nigeria (52nd)
10. Tunisia (53rd)

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 12:11 pm
Dis FIFA ranking are a BIG joke, der is no game dat Bafunny won since the last rankings...where on earth did they get those points?
Murenzu Wa Lekhosi
posted: 12:11 pm
where is Bafana in African rankings?????
posted: 12:15 pm
stupid rankings!
Mgugudi: The Treble Addict
posted: 12:15 pm
Congratulations Gordon, your worst record for BB has yielded results. You have the best worst start ever.

In Gordon we have a messiah, in Nyawana we have a hero.
Skhumba Touch
posted: 12:19 pm
Moving in rankings means nothing if you cant score goals,
posted: 12:27 pm
This Rankings are stupid who comes up with this nosense, what a waste of time.
posted: 12:30 pm
These rankings have been fixed
You cant beat Malawi and move up 2 places . . . . . . .

To SAFA please wacth for the hooligans called Foolosopher and Phefeni Box thay stoned the Zambia bus after the Nelson Mandela Challenge and they planning to do the same to Cape Verde
Mgugudi: The Treble Addict
posted: 12:34 pm
Where are Mediocrites? Shouldn't they be celebrating this giant step forward in Gordon's 11 & a leap of faith 2 days before an obvious embarrasment?
mavisto Downs
posted: 12:46 pm
posted: 12:11 pm | Report
Dis FIFA ranking are a BIG joke, der is no game dat Bafunny won since the last rankings...where on earth did they get those points?

Nematandani and crew have a hand in those rankings, don't be suprise if we go up to top 50 after AFCON.
Filaz Roger Feutmba...Sandawana
posted: 12:52 pm
We cant even make the top 10 apha nc nc nc
Donald Duck
posted: 12:54 pm
Do we always have to explain the FIFA rankings to mice?? Dom kops

Gud luck 2 Bafana. feel it, it is here..
El Kampion
posted: 12:55 pm
And they think GI can take Bafana to top 10 in Africa,wet tortoise dreams only no msuzo kuphela
El Kampion
posted: 12:59 pm
Donald Duckposted: 12:54 pm  |  Report
Do we always have to explain the FIFA rankings to mice?? Dom kops

Gud luck 2 Bafana. feel it, it is here..
If you want to explain,first explain why Ryan Cooper called you and your fellow pregnant tortoises IDIOTS then you can explain
posted: 01:08 pm
whts wrong with pirates fans? why do you hate bafana so much? why do you hate shabba so much?
Piratesmy religion
posted: 01:20 pm
the ranking sometimes is not based on how you played but rather how other teams fared...after all i hate GI for hating king AJ15
posted: 01:32 pm
Logic tells us if you are number 10 in the class, from previous tests and then in the next text you make you make little improvements and the two people infront of you fail, your average marks increases while the average marks of theirs decreases, thats how it works. But then again talking to dunder heads is a waste of time.
posted: 01:40 pm
shuu boring comments, abusing the powe of getting access to comment, u always complain for nothing nxi
most people here haven't played soccer they just comment for the sake of commenting...
The Phefeni Boy
posted: 01:45 pm

Till today you still have not given the bloggers your SA best 11 who you would prefer to represent the country.
We also want you to recommend a coach who you think can do a better job than Gordon.

As long as you have not given us answers to the above, we will not take any of your essays serious.

NB: There is no point in complaining if you cannot recommend or provide a solution to a problem.

I pause......
posted: 01:54 pm
Stupid ranking how can champions be number 5 in africa may be it's becoz they from Southern Africa.
Mgugudi: The Treble Addict
posted: 01:56 pm
@ The Phefeni Boy,

You are above average as far as intelligence is concerned amongst zebras. So it bloggles my mind that you did not understand what I said to you.

I said "I will provide you with that team post AFCON". I now hope that you now understand the words coming out of my mouth.
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