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Uganda Down Four Places In FIFA Ranking

The Uganda Cranes has dropped further according to the latest Fifa/World Rankings released by the World governing body Fifa on June 23.

Uganda has dropped four places in the global rankings from 86 to 90 but remain unchanged in Cecafa region where they occupy top position.

The drop must be attributed to Cranes sharing spoils in their 1-1 draw against Niger and a 2-0 loss to Algeria in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers played earlier this month.

At position 102 Kenya, despite not being active for a couple of months, follow Uganda  in the Cecafa region. Tanzania is placed third in 131, Rwanda fourth in 136 while Ethiopia completes the top five in 138.

Morocco remained second in the continent after securing a 2-1 win over South Africa at the beginning of June before beating Liberia 2-0 in their second Nations Cup tie.

Tunisia rose to third position in Africa while Nigeria went from 30th to 31st position in the world despite their latest run of form in the qualifiers.

Cameroon occupy the fifth spot followed by Egypt in the sixth place while former Africa champions Algeria are seventh on the continent.

Brazil maintained their stranglehold on the first position while Belgium also remained second. Argentina and France swapped places as Les Bleus dropped to 4th with the Albiceleste taking up the 3rd position.

Africa’s Top 10 on June’s Fifa rankings (global position in brackets):

  • 1. Senegal(18)
  • 2. Morocco (22)
  • 3. Tunisia (30)
  • 4. Nigeria (31)
  • 5. Cameroon (38)
  • 6. Egypt (40)
  • 7. Algeria (41)
  • 8. Mali (46)
  • 9. Ivory Coast (52)
  • 10. Burkian Faso (55)



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