Liberia have climbed six places in the latest monthly FIFA world ranking released on Thursday, September 16.
The Lone Star moved from 150th to 144th on the world ranking and moved up four places on the African continent.
The latest move by the Lone Star, the best since 2018, follows after their 1-0 win against the Central African Public (CAR) and 2-0 loss against Nigeria in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Liberia earned 14.99 points after defeating CAR that were ranked 123rd before the match. The points summed up Liberia’s total points to 1060.93.
Teams get more points when they defeat higher ranked teams in FIFA recognized matches.
Coach Peter Butler and his boys will have the opportunity to further improve Liberia’s FIFA ranking when they face Cape Verde (77th) back-to-back in the October window of the World Cup Qualifiers.
Meanwhile Senegal maintained the top spot on the African continent and moved up one place to 20 in the world ranking. This follows their 3-1 victory in Congo and 2-0 win over Togo in World Cup Qualifiers.
Tunisia, who are second on the continent, moved three places up to position 28 after they defeated Zambia 2-0.
On the global scene, Belgium and Brazil retained the top two spots, while England climbed to third following their 4-0 win against Andorra in World Cup qualifiers, while France dropped to fourth.
Liberia’s Ranking Stats:
Recent Ranking: 144
Average Ranking: 118
Highest Ranking: 66 (2001)
Lowest Ranking: 164