Bafana Bafana

Bafana up to 73rd in FIFA rankings

Shakes Mashaba (Supplied)
Shakes Mashaba (Supplied)

Lausanne - Shakes Mashaba's Bafana Bafana charges have moved up one place in the latest FIFA rankings.

Belgium remained at the top while Argentina, Spain, Germany and Chile complete the top five. 

With the leading nations not having played international football in 2016, the standings remained largely unchanged, the most notable difference being Turkey entering the top 20 at the expense of Ivory Coast.

Top 10 in the latest FIFA world rankings:

1. Belgium

2. Argentina

3. Spain

4. Germany

5. Chile

6. Brazil

7. Portugal

8. Colombia

9. England

10. Austria

Also:

73. South Africa

Top 10 in the latest CAF rankings:

1. Ivory Coast

2. Cape Verde Islands

3. Algeria

4. Ghana

5. Senegal

6. Tunisia

7. Congo

8. Egypt

9. Congo

10. Cameroon

Also:

15. South Africa

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