The Black Stars are a place down in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday ahead of this month’s World Cup qualifier against Sudan but maintain their second place in Africa.
The Ghanaians are now 20th on the table in the March edition after being leapfrogged by Belgium.
The Black Stars however gains 18 points more to accumulate 883 points.
The team is still ranked above newly crowned African champions Nigeria on the continent.
Nigeria have moved to fourth on the continent with their perennial rivals still occupying the second-table.
Ivory Coast are first with Mali third on the table.
World champions Spain maintain their first position, followed by Germany and Argentina.
Five-times world champions Brazil are ranked under Ecuador, Switzerland and Greece and only six places above Mali.
Mali, who have never played at the World Cup, are 24th after climbing one place.
South America’s 10 teams all remained in the top 50, with the lowest-ranked Venezuela occupying 43rd place.
Brazil are not involved in the World Cup qualifiers and have plummeted down the rankings as friendlies earn fewer points than competitive games in the completed rankings calculations.
Afghanistan, languishing near the foot of the table until last month, leapt 48 places thanks to wins over Laos and Sri Lanka, leaving them 141st out of 209 teams.
Japan are Asia’s highest-ranked team in 26th while Ivory Coast, 13th, are the top Africans and Mexico, 15th, are the CONCACAF region’s top-ranked side.
There was no change among the leaders where world and European champions Spain are top, followed by Germany, Argentina, England and Italy.
Fifa’s Top 10 for March for Africa, world ranking in brackets:
Fifa’s Top 10 for March for the world