Cameroon's victorious Africa Cup of Nations campaign has seen them climb 29 places in the latest FIFA ranking update.
Conquered finalists Egypt, meanwhile, have dislodged the Republic of Ireland in 23rd position after climbing 12 places. Tournament hosts Gabon also enjoyed a considerable rise, moving up 21 places to 87th.
There was only one change in the top 10 as France leapfrogged Colombia into sixth place, with Argentina continuing to lead the way at the summit, followed closely by Brazil in second and Germany in third.
The next FIFA ranking update will be announced on March 9.