With all 32 groups that will likely be competing on the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar confirmed, listed here are the ten highest-ranked African nations in FIFA’s newest world rankings!
Click on by the gallery above to see the highest-ranked African nations within the newest FIFA rankings!
2021 Africa Cup of Nations winners Senegal stay the No. 1 workforce on the African continent.
The Senegalese will likely be carrying the hopes of each African come the worldwide showpiece in November and December, the place they may tackle the Netherlands, host nation Qatar and Ecuador in Group A.
Solely 4 of the nations in Africa’s high 10 will likely be making their solution to the Gulf come the tip of the yr, with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Mali and Egypt all failing to e-book their ticket to World Cup.
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Regardless of qualifying for a fourth World Cup, Ghana are deemed the eleventh greatest footballing nation in Africa, as per FIFA. The West Africans are two locations forward of South Africa, who stay in thirteenth place among the many groups on the continent.
With Qatar 2022 being the ultimate World Cup that has 32 groups, will probably be the final time we see solely 5 African nations competing for soccer’s final prize.
Listed below are 10 African legends which have by no means graced a FIFA World Cup event: