FIFA have just released their latest world rankings.
There were a number of changes as qualifying games for Euro 2004 Portugal and the African Cup of Nations (ACN) have recently taken place.
Botswana, "The Zebras", have moved up to 118th position, their best ever since debuting on the world rankings in 1993.
The Squirrels of Benin, who are in South Africa's Group D for the ACN 2004 in Tunisia, have been tipped for the Best Mover of the Year title.
Bosnia-Herzegovina and Greece are the other contenders for this title too.
Cameroon, the African champions, remain on 13th position in the World, while Nigeria, who are 30th, and South Africa 33rd, have both dropped three positions from 27th and 30th respectively. The two teams will meet in Tunisia 2004 for a Group D game.
Senegal are 27th, while Morocco remains in the 36th position while North Africa giants Egypt are 40th.
We will bring you the next update on October 22.
Below are the top ten African teams in the FIFA World Rankings with their positions, followed by the top 10.
Top 10 African Teams:
36 South Africa
51 Congo DR
61 Côte d'Ivoire
World Top 10:
9. Czech Republic and Germany