South Africa overtake Nigeria

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The Super Eagles dropped one place to 39th, and are now fifth in Africa, behind Bafana Bafana.   That surprise move was the only change in Africa's top 5, with Ghana holding on to the continent's top position, followed by Cote d'Ivoire in second and Egypt in third.   Senegal were the other country to make a massive leap into Africa's top 10, climbing 52 places to 40th to sit 6th on the continent.   Nigeria's 2012 African Nations Cup group rivals Guinea are 62nd in the world and 13th in Africa.    Ethiopia, whom the Super Eagles take on next, are 128th in the world and 36th in Africa while Madagascar are 10 places below them in the world rankings and two places behind on teh continent.   AFRICA'S TOP 20   15    1    Ghana  21    2    Côte d'Ivoire  36    3    Egypt  38    4    South Africa  39    5    Nigeria  40    6    Senegal  41    7    Algeria  44    8    Burkina Faso  49    9    Cameroon  58    10    Libya  59    11    Gabon  61    12    Tunisia  62    13    Guinea  69    14    Botswana  70    15    Mali  72    16    Malawi  73    17    Morocco  79    18    Cape Verde Islands  80    19    Benin  84    20    Uganda  

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