Bafana Bafana rise 10 places to 57

2014-10-24 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Following their unbeaten run in the Afcon 2015 qualifying rounds, Bafana Bafana have risen 10 places in the Fifa rankings.

The national side are now ranked 57th in the world, following a successful start under the guidance of Shakes Mashaba. Bafana Bafana, who look on course to qualify for Afcon 2015, are ranked the 12th best side on the continent in the latest Fifa rankings. South Africa next face Group A opponents Sudan, at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on November 15. A win will guarantee Bafana a place next year. The match starts at 3 pm.

Fifa rankings:

1. Germany

2. Argentina

3. Colombia

4. Belgium

5. Netherlands

6. Brazil

7. France

8. Uruguay

9. Portugal

10. Spain

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