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FIFA Rankings: Uganda climbs seven places to 68th, remains CECAFA’s best

Uganda has climbed by seven places in the latest FIFA/Coca Cola rankings released from the home of FIFA in Zurich on Thursday.

Uganda has risen to 68th in the latest rankings, a jump from the previous position of 75 when the rankings had last been released at the onset of October 2015.

The Cranes improved ranking is attributed to the awesome performance when they eliminated Sudan out in the Championship of African Nations tournament (CHAN).

Uganda remains the top ranked country in the CECAFA region.

The rest are; Rwanda (96th), Burundi (107th), Ethiopia  (114th),  Kenya (125th), Sudan (128th), South Sudan (134th), Eritrea (202nd), Somalia (203th) and Djibouti (207th).

Ivory Coast is the best ranked African country in the 22nd position.

Belgium is the world’s best footballing country taking over from World champions Germany.

MAIN PHOTO: Uganda Cranes players being inspected by the Prime Minister of Uganda Rt. Hon Ruhakana Rugunda before the match against Sudan at Nakivubo.Cranes beat Sudan 2-0.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

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