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Sub-Saharan Africa: Sports stats

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  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > GrandMasters per million: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > International Masters per million: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals against: Total goals against in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
1978 Commonwealth Games > Medals 3
3 times less than average
1978
2006 World Baseball Classic > Team batting 22
85% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 0.0
0% of surveyed countries
0.0
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.0
2006
Chess > International Masters 17
0% of surveyed countries
1.31
15 times less than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 0.0678
27 times less than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,114.62
11% less than average
2006
Commonwealth Games > Medals > Pos 12
44% more than average
1986
FIFA World Ranking > Men 17,244
21% of surveyed countries
374.87
16% less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 128.26
3 times less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,149.17
25% less than average
2005
World Cup Totals > Goals against 96
5% of surveyed countries
10.67
3 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 26
5% of surveyed countries
2.89
3 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 14
2% of surveyed countries
1.56
5 times less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.0649
6 times less than average
2006

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