Bafana Bafana unmoved in FIFA world rankings
Posted: 21 December 2017 Time: 11:20
South Africa remain 81st in the latest world rankings, released by FIFA on Thursday.
Bafana Bafana, who finished bottom of their 2018 World Cup qualifying pool, are 17th in Africa.
The top 35 positions are unmoved, with world champions Germany, Brazil, European champions Portugal, Argentina and Belgium still setting the pace.
Senegal, who qualified for the World Cup ahead of Bafana in Group D, are number one in Africa and 23rd globally, with Tunisia, Egypt, DR Congo and Morocco completing the top five on the continent.
World top 10: Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, France, Chile.
Africa top 10: Senegal, Tunisia, Egypt, DR Congo, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria.