FIFA Ranking: Uganda Moves One Place

FIFA Ranking: Uganda Moves One Place


By Emmanuel Sekago


Uganda remains the most ranked nation in CECAFA after climbing one place to 73rd in the world and risen to 15th in the continent.

The weekend opponents, Rwanda have climbed eight places to 119th in the world, Kenya 82rd, Tanzania at 120th, Burundi 132rd and South Sudan 148th.

Egypt maintains the top spot in the continent and at 25th in the world; the next Fifa/Coca-cola World Rankings will be released on 14th September 2017.

Meanwhile, Brazil has returned to the top of the FIFA World rankings after a one-month hiatus, replacing reigning FIFA World Cup champions Germany back into second spot.

Argentina remains in third but the heavyweight trio are accompanied in the top five by two sides reaching unusually heady heights. Switzerland 4th up one place have reached their highest position since the very first month of the World Ranking they were third in August 1993, while Poland 5th, up 1 are at an all-time high. Neither has dropped in the standings for 11 months.

Portugal 6th, down 2 make way for the pair, while Belgium 9th, up 1 are the only other climber within the top ten.