Ghana ranked 27th in the world

Ghana also remained third in Africa behind Algeria and Ivory Coast.

Black Stars at training ground

Ghana maintained their 27th spot in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of September, FIFA announced on Thursday.

The Black Stars could not improve the 827 points accumulated in the previous month after FIFA took into account a total of 15 new international ‘A’ matches- all of them friendly matches in the CONCACAF (1 match), Asia (10), Africa (2) or Oceania (2) zones.

Belgium edges World Cup winner Germany for the No. 2 slot. Colombia and Brazil remain in fourth and fifth.

Wales are ninth and above neighbor England, whiles Mexico is CONCACAF's best at No. 26, two ahead of the United States.

Iran leads Asia but ranked 40th in the world.

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