FIFA Ranking: Ghana to 51st with no friendlies

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Nigeria's spot has been boosted by their friendly victory over Poland as they climb five places to 47th in the world.

World football governing body FIFA have announced their latest FIFA rankings, with lots of changes among the top 10 and an African side climbing into the top 15.

In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position.

Less than a month removed from their historic win over Tajikistan in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers to qualify for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, the Philippine Men's National Football Team made even more history, this time in terms of world rankings.

Argentina dropped one spot to fifth, Croatia dropped three places to 18th and Iceland dropped to 22nd.

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India, top ranked teams among the SAARC nations moved two-position up to 97th with 354 points.

World Cup holders Germany remain number one, with Brazil in second, Belgium third, Portugal are in fourth and Argentina fifth.

The country also earned a corresponding lift to the sixth place in the African rankings that was released on Thursday by Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Qatar is ready to host the World in 2022, setting the record of the first nation to stage the tournament in the Middle East.

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