Liberia in freefall in latest Fifa rankings

Liberia in action against Tunisia in 2017 (Photo: BBC News Credit)

Liberia was the biggest losers in Fifa’s world rankings for April, dropping 39 places to sit in 141st spot – and a lowly 40th best in Africa.

Their position is only 19 places better than their worst ever ranking of 160th place, which they occupied in 2010.

The West African country have been has high as 73rd spot, in 2001, when they could still field former world player of the year George Weah.

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Source: BBC News

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.