Improvement for Uganda in the FIFA Rankings


Uganda national team has moved four places in the FIFA rankings released by Thursday 29th November 2018.

The Cranes moved from the 78th place to sit 75th with 1320 points garnered.

To achieve the improvement, Uganda beat Cape Verde 1-0 in the AFCON Qualifiers courtesy of Patrick Kaddu before sharing spoils with Nigeria in Asaba.

Cape Verde is now joint 72nd on 1325 points tied with South Africa while Syria (74th) is just a place better than Uganda.

Uganda remains the highest ranked nation in the CECAFA region while Kenya (108th) comes closest with 1210 points.

Patrick Kaddu scored the lone goal as Uganda put Cape Verde to the sword at Namboole 

Sudan is now ranked 127th, Rwanda 137th, Tanzania 138th while Burundi moved by three places to the 139th position.

Belgium remain top of the rankings followed by world champions France while Brazil, Croatia and England occupy the 3rd, 4th and 5th places respectively.

Senegal who are 23rd, are the highest ranked African nation followed by Tunisia in the 26th, Morocco (40th) and the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the 44th position.

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