Ethiopia finishes 123rd in latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

Zurich, Switzerland – Ethiopian football didn’t make a dent in the latest FIFA/ Coca-Cola World and CAF Rankings as it finished 123rd and 34th respectively.

Ethiopian football moved just one single spot in both rankings.

Spain once again top the World’s ranking followed by the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Argentina, England, Uruguay, Portugal, Croatia and Greece.

Egypt, which ranked in the top 10 World Ranking last month dropped a disappointing 23 spots to finish 33rd.

Apart from Egypt, other countries which made significant drops in the ranking are: Gabon (-21), Zambia (-20), Algeria and Angola (-19).

Some of the African countries which made gains are Congo DR (+6), Zimbabwe (+5) and South Africa (+4).

The top African team is Ghana, which finished 15th.

Other notable African rankings include: Cote d’Ivoire (26), Nigeria (40) and Cameroon (43).

The African Rankings:

Ranking Zonal Ranking Team Pts
Feb 11
+/- Ranking
Jan 11
+/- Pts
Jan 11
15 1 Ghana 940 1 16
26 2 Côte d’Ivoire 813 -5 -32
33 3 Egypt 709 -23 -327
40 4 Nigeria 604 -8 -126
41 5 Burkina Faso 598 1 -21
43 6 Cameroon 582 -5 -68
46 7 Guinea 564 0 -5
47 8 South Africa 562 4 12
48 9 Tunisia 560 -4 -32
55 10 Algeria 532 -19 -146
61 11 Gabon 516 -21 -124
67 12 Botswana 496 -13 -39
69 13 Senegal 459 1 -6
70 14 Libya 451 1 0
73 15 Cape Verde Islands 444 2 0
74 16 Morocco 443 3 6
83 17 Benin 403 -11 -46
84 18 Mali 399 -16 -75
86 19 Uganda 394 -3 -22
89 20 Malawi 371 2 16
94 21 Mozambique 351 -2 -2
96 22 Niger 349 -2 0
101 23 Zambia 330 -20 -88
103 24 Togo 313 -2 0
106 25 Sudan 301 -6 -13
107 26 Angola 297 -19 -71
108 27 Gambia 290 -3 0
113 28 Zimbabwe 264 5 18
114 29 Central African Republic 263 -2 0
119 30 Congo 239 3 0
121 31 Sierra Leone 233 2 0
122 32 Congo DR 232 6 21
123 33 Tanzania 231 -3 -12
123 34 Ethiopia 231 1
0

Ranking = FIFA and Zonal Ranking = Africa

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