Fifa has changed its ranking formula with games involving African teams getting a higher rating.

It means African teams will get more points from games between each other.

In the past these games had been rated lowest in the formula used by football's world governing body to rank international teams.

In the mean time a lack international games since the World Cup means there is very little movement in the rankings for the month of August.

There is no movement in Africa's top ten with reigning African champions Egypt, who are 9th in the world ranking, holding on to the continent's number one spot.

Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia all move up one place to 11th, 13th and 14th respectively. But Morocco and Angola drop one place each to 18th and 19th.

Africa's Top Ten:

1. Egypt (9 worldwide)

2. Ghana (23 worldwide)

3. Ivory Coast (26 worldwide)

4. Nigeria (30 worldwide)

5. Algeria (33 worldwide)

6. Gabon (34 worldwide)

7. Cameroon (40 worldwide)

8. Burkina Faso (45 worldwide)

9. Mali (55 worldwide)

10. Benin (61 worldwide)

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