Bafana drops FIFA rankings

Bafana drops FIFA rankings

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Bafana Bafana have dropped an extra two places in this month’s FIFA Rankings to 72nd, their lowest placing since 2012, while they are 17th in Africa.

South Africa’s national team made big leaps up the rankings table late last year, beginning 2015 in 52nd place, however have consistently dropped over the last eight months.

Bafana’s current ranking is a way off their highest position of 16th back in 1996, and is substantially closer to their worst ever placing of 95th in 1993.

Meanwhile, the best movers this month were Jamaica, whose exploits in the Gold Cup saw them leap 21 places to 55th in the World.

The worst movers were Serbia who dropped down to 66, 23 spots below where they were last month.

Argentina still top the rankings list, however Belgium have overtaken Germany in second place.

Article by: Fandiesel Setlhogomi