The Uganda Cranes’ memorable 1-0 win over Nigeria at the Akwa Ibom stadium, Uyo has given them an improvement in the latest Coca Cola FIFA rankings released on Thursday (9th April 2015).
Uganda was 74th last month but has now moved up two places to 72nd and become the best ranked country in the CECAFA region.
Nigeria who lost to Uganda last month is 45th.
World champions Germany are on top of the rankings while reigning African champions Ivory Coast -23rd.
Rwanda had enjoyed the summit in the region for a few months.
CECAFA Region rankings: Uganda (72), Rwanda (74), Ethiopia (101), Tanzania (107), Sudan (110), Kenya (117), Burundi (123), South Sudan (193), Eritrea (204), Somalia (206), Djibouti (207).
Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic will start his preparations early enough following the draws of the AFCON 2017 to be hosted by Gabon.
Uganda is in group D and will play Burkina Faso, Botswana and Comoros.
FUFA President Eng.Moses Magogo attended both the CAf COngress and AFCON 2017 draw.
The draws were conducted today in Cairo at the CAF Headquarters.
Groups AFCON 2017-Gabon.
Central African Republic