Uganda drop in world football rankings
KAMPALA – Uganda have taken the slide in the today’s FIFA global scores, shifting down one region from the 82nd spot to the 83th.
It is a comparable drop margin at the continent — slipping to seventeenth place from 16th.
Tunisia have remained at the top of Africa’s rankings, having formerly shared the top spot with Senegal, who now settle in second vicinity.
DR Congo are in 0.33, Morocco occupy fourth region at the same time as Nigeria take fifth spot in Africa.
In the brand new scores updated by way of FIFA on Thursday, Belgium, who completed 1/3 in the 2018 World Cup, are joint-pinnacle of the arena with winners France. It is the primary time those European footballing giants are occupying this dizzying spot collectively.
On the worldwide desk, there are not any changes from spot 3 to spot nine — in the order from above, Brazil, Croatia, Uruguay, England, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain have maintained their preceding places.
Despite their slip, Uganda has maintained a massive gulf with their fellow east African neighbours: Kenya in 107, Rwanda 137th, Tanzania one hundred and fortieth, Burundi 148th and South Sudan 158th.
The FIFA teams are ranked primarily based on their recreation outcomes.
Uganda Cranes’ last competitive sport become 12 days in the past against Tanzania in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Kampala.
It become a lifeless rubber, as Frenchman Sébastien Desabre’s Uganda have been held by way of their east African neighbours within the Group L tie.
After video games, Uganda continue to be top of the institution on 4 factors, beforehand of Lesotho (), Tanzania (two) and Cape Verde (one).
The Cranes had played three worldwide friendlies prior, losing 2-1 to Niger in June, drawing 0-zero towards Malawi in March and beating Sao Tome and Principe three-1 also in March.
In the race for a finals place in Cameroon, Desabre’s aspect will next face Lesotho on October 10 at domestic, earlier than fighting the same aspect away 3 days later within the return leg.