Ivory Coast still rule the continent with Ghana following then Mali before newly-crowned champions Nigeria followed in the March Fifa rankings
The Black Stars dropped to 20th in the world with 883 points, thus gaining 18 points more.
Mali are third in Africa with reigning champions Nigeria as fourth.
European side Spain maintained their top position worldwide with Germany and Argentina following in that order.
A total of 18 ‘A’ international matches were taken into account for the March edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. Virtually all of the games in recent weeks have been played in the AFC, with 15 of the 18 games being AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers.