Uganda gets best ever position in Fifa rankings  


Uganda has attained the best ever position on the FIFA rankings released on Thursday, 7th January 2016.

The Cranes are now ranked 62nd out of the 209 FIFA Member Associations.

Uganda, who recently won the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup remains the best nation in the region.

Belgium is best in the first FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings of 2016, while Argentina and Spain have also held onto their respective second and third positions.

Kyrgyzstan moved one slot to 107th, their best-ever positions in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

Top 5 in Africa; Cote d’Ivoire is Africa’s top ranked country at 19th, Algeria 28th, Ghana 33rd, Cape Verde Islands 39th, Tunisia.

CECAFA Region; Uganda 62nd, Rwanda 91st, Kenya 101st, Burundi 110th, Ethiopia 118th, Tanzania 126th, Sudan 130th, south Sudan 130th, Djibouti, Eritrea and Somali all ranked 204th.

Other Impressive movers in the rankings:

Zambia (67th, up 6), Rwanda (91st, up 10), Thailand (121st, up 12), Tanzania (126th, up 6) and Sri Lanka (188th, up 6).

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