Senegal’s national team, ‘The Teranga Lions’, has maintained their ranking as the Africa’s number one football nation.
According to the recent report published by FIFA, the ranking comes barely a week to the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament due to kick off in Egypt.
Aliou Cisse’sside is 22nd on the global ranking and is pooled in AFCON Group C alongside Algeria, and the East African duo of Tanzania and Kenya. The side led on the pitch by Sadio Mane is expected to qualify from the group.
Tunisia comes 25th, Nigeria 45th, Morocco 47th and the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC 49th. These countries complete the top five lists of teams in the Confederation of African Football, CAF, region.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on the 25th of July 2019.