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)