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Malawi Flames one step down

Malawi National Football Team, the Flames, have dropped by a single step from position 99 to 100 on the latest Fifa/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

The world football governing body released the ranking for the 205-member table through its website on Thursday.

The Flames are ranked 27th out of 54 teams in Africa while placed fourth in Southern Africa behind Mozambique, Zambia and South Africa.

On the world table, Mozambique, Zambia and South Africa are ranked on position 95, 94 and 62, respectively.

Cote d’Ivoire lead Africa’s chart while lying 31st in the world.

Senegal, Algeria, Tunisia, Ghana, Egypt, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Cameroon and Nigeria complete the continent’s top 10, respectively.

Argentina are still the world’s best ranked team followed by reigning Fifa World Cup champions, Germany, on second place.

“Following another packed round of 2018 Fifa World Cup Russia qualifiers, there has been a reshuffle on the Fifa/Coca-Cola World Ranking podium as Germany and Brazil have moved into second and third respectively,” reads www. fifa.com

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