The DRC does not find the African top 10 in this first classification of the year 2021 of the FIFA, published in Zurich. The country remained at the 11th African position, as during the classification of December. On a world level, it is classified at 60th position.

The classification in Africa remains dominated by Senegal, 20th in the world, follow-up of Tunisia (26th), Algeria (31st), of Morocco (33rd), Nigeria 36th, Egypt 49th, Cameroun 50th, Ghana 52nd, Mali 54th and Burkina Faso 58th.

On a world level, it is Belgium which is at the head, follow-up of France, Brazil and England (4th), Portugal (5th), Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico (8th) and Italy (10th ).

To retain that the FIFA took account of the matches of the final phase of the Championship of Africa of nations (CHAN) played lately in Cameroon and won by Morocco which thus wins two places. Mali, unhappy finalist, won three places. The DRC was eliminated in quarterfinal by the organizing country, Cameroon. The next occasion to seize to win places in this classification, it will be the 5th day of the eliminating heats of the Can 2021. The DRC will move to Libreville to play with Gabon.

Corneille Kinsala N’soki