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Egypt maintain position in FIFA's October ranking
Published in Ahram Online on 24 - 10 - 2019

Despite beating Botswana in an international friendly two weeks ago, Egypt's national football team held their position at 49 in the FIFA global football rankings, published on Thursday.
The Pharaohs continue in the sixth place among African countries in the FIFA rankings, behind Senegal (20), Tunisia (29), Nigeria (35), Algeria (38) and Morocco (42).
Egypt also came fourth among Arab countries, after Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
In the last FIFA rankings, released in September, Egypt's national team occupied the same spot (49).
Egypt, who will play their first official game in November against Kenya, defeated Botswana 1-0 in an friendly on 14 October within preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Egypt made it into the world's top 10 teams when they won three successive CAN trophies back in 2006, 2008 and 2010.
Meanwhile, Belgium remains on top of the FIFA ranking, ahead of France, Brazil and England, while Uruguay jumped one place to fifth.
The best mover in the new ranking was Nicaragua, jumping 11 places to the 137th place, while the worst movers were Mauritius, who dropped 12 spots to the 173rd place.
FIFA world rankings (September world ranking in parenthesis):
1. Belgium (1)
2. France (3)
3. Brazil (2)
4. England (4)
5. Uruguay (6)
6. Portugal (5)
7. Croatia (8)
8. Spain (7)
9. Argentina (10)
10. Colombia (10)
Top 10 African teams:
20. Senegal (20)
29. Tunisia (29)
35. Nigeria (34)
38. Algeria (38)
42. Morocco (39)
49. Egypt (49)
51. Ghana (51)
52. Cameroon (53)
54. DR Congo (55)
56. Cote d'Ivoire (56)
Top five Arab teams:
29. Tunisia (29)
38. Algeria (38)
42. Morocco (39)
49. Egypt (49)
57. Qatar (62)
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