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Fifa World Ranking: Ghana finish 2019 in Top 50

14:22 GMT+3 19/12/2019
Andre Ayew of Ghana vs South Africa
The Black Stars saw no movement on the latest edition of the global order but will be delighted with a better finish than 2018

Ghana are confirmed to end the year 2019 among the top 50 male national football teams in the world.

Having broken into the top 50 in the November's edition of the Fifa World Ranking, sitting 47th, the Black Stars remained unchanged in the latest release announced for the month of December on Thursday.

There was also no alteration to their total accumulated points.

Placed 51st in December last year, Ghana now find themselves between Costa Rica (46) and Jamaica (48).

In November, the Black Stars broke into the top 50 for the first time in four months.

Their last match action remains a 2-0 home win over South Africa and a 1-0 away victory over Sao Tome and Principe in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers last month.

On the continental ranking, Ghana still hold sixth position reached in November, ahead of Egypt (51), Cameroon (53), Mali (56) and Congo DR (56) in the top 10.

Senegal (20), Tunisia (27), Nigeria (31), African champions Algeria (35) and Morocco (43) are the top six nations.

On the world table, there was no change among the top 39 as Belgium, France, Brazil, England and Uruguay maintain their places from first to fifth in that order.

Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Argentina and Colombia continue in that order from sixth to 10th.

The next edition of the rankings will be published on February 20, 2020.