FIFA Coca Cola Ranking: Sierra Leone drop 25 Places, now 17 in Africa

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Sep

Sierra Leone crash down Twenty-Five places (25) in the new Fifa World Ranking to 75th and now 17th in the Confederation of African Football (Caf) zone, following a their Miserable start to the African Cup of Nations qualifying matches for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

A day after their Northern Irish international head Coach Johnny Mckinstry has been sacked together with his backroom staff.

The 2-1 defeat by Ivory Coast in Abidjan and 2-0 in Lubumbashi last week’s to DR Congo Leopards, means the Ebola affected nation dropped 109 points and have fallen out of the Top 10 teams in the continent.

The indomitable Lions are topping Group D of the 2015 Afcon qualifier with maximum points after two rounds of matches, Moved 12 places up now 42nd in the World and 8th in Africa in the table released on September 18, 2014.

The 2014 Brazil World Cup finalist at this year’s World Cup Germany and Argentina has extended their lead at the summit, but Colombia leapfrogged Brazil 2014 third-placed team the Netherlands to third, as Guus Hiddink’s men continue licking the wound from their 2-1 defeat at the hands of Czech Republic in their opening qualifying match for UEFA EURO 2016.

After three wins in four matches- including a win against World Cup participant Honduras- in the qualifiers for the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015, Guatemala are the most improved team and have climbed 77 places to 57th in the table.

Meanwhile, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Ghana and Senegal are Africa’s top five.

CAF Zone Top 10 ranking
20 1 Algeria
22 2 Côte d’Ivoire
31 3 Tunisia
33 4 Ghana
36 5 Senegal
37 6 Nigeria
41 7 Cape Verde Islands
42 8 Cameroon
48 9 Guinea
48 10 Burkina Faso

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