Football

Uganda Rise 2 Places in Fifa Rankings

Uganda National Football team the Cranes picked 3 points out of the possible 6 in their recent double header against the Egyptian Pharaohs in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification Group E match.

The achievement has left Uganda with something to smile for, with Uganda rising 2 places in the FIFA World Rankings.

Recently Uganda was in 73rd position with 464 points but the new rankings revealed on Thursday have seen Uganda move to 71st place with 486 points.

The Rank puts Uganda above respected footballing nations like South Africa, Norway and Zambia.

On the African Continent, Uganda stands in 14th place.

Fellow Group E World Cup Competitors

Egypt fell 5 places and are ranked 30th, Ghana and Congo are now ranked 52nd and 95th respectively with the latter falling 14 places.

Elsewhere

Germany usurped Brazil to take the top spot and are now closely followed by Portugal and Argentina to complete the top 4.

Top 20 FIFA Ranking For Africa Countries

1) Egypt

2) Tunisia

3) Senegal

4) Congo DR

5) Nigeria

6) Cameroon

7) Burkina Faso

8) Ghana

9) Ivory Coast

10) Morocco

11) Algeria

12) Guinea

13) Cape Verde

14) Uganda

15) South Africa

16) Mali

17) Zambia:

18) Gabon

19) Libya

20) Kenya

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