Morocco made a nice jump in the latest ranking published by FIFA, this Thursday, February 18, and is now 33rd in the world.
After closing the year 2020 in 35th place, the Moroccan selection gained two places in February 2021, in particular thanks to its victory in the African Nations Championship (CHAN), winning the trophy after s’ be imposed against Mali (2-0), last week.
” In the standings, Morocco (33rd, +2), winner of CHAN, and Mali (54th, +3), finalist, sign the best progressions. Guinea (72nd, +1), 3rd [du CHAN 2020, Ndlr], and Congo (90th, +1), quarter-finalist, also progressed Can we read on the FIFA website.
” The most important event in recent weeks has been the African Nations Championship (CHAN) with a total of 32 matches played ”, insists the International Football Federation on its website.
At the continental level, Senegal is still on the roof of Africa followed by Tunisia (2nd), Algeria (3rd) and Morocco which retains its 4th place and is thus ahead of Nigeria (5th).
At the top of the world ranking, no change was observed. Belgium, France, Brazil, England and Portugal remain in the first places. The top three teams – Belgium, France and Brazil – are only 37 points apart.
England and Portugal complete the top 5 ahead of Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico and Italy.