The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone have moved up by one place in the latest FIFA world ranking.

According to the latest ranking published on FIFA’s website on Thursday, Leone Stars moved from 127th to 126th position.

The West Africans are also now ranked the 35th best team in Africa.

Morocco is the highest-ranked country on the continent, with Senegal in second position.

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone suffered two consecutive defeats in their recent friendly matches against Morocco and Ivory Coast.

In the first match, the Elephants of Côte d’Ivoire defeated Leone Stars of Sierra Leone 5-1 at the Laurent Pokou Stadium in San-Pedro on the 6th January 2024.

In the second match, Morocco secured a 3-1 victory over Sierra Leone as the Atlas Lions.

The next edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking will be published on 4 April.