Uganda National Team (The Cranes) has improved by two places as per the latest FIFA/Coca Cola Ranking released from the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) main headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday March 12, 2015.
Uganda is now ranked 74th with 478 points and number 20 in Africa, a remarkable improvement from the February ranking of 76th in the world.
Rwanda remains the highest ranked country in the CECAFA region having risen from 72nd in February to 64th in March.
Tanzania and South Sudan are the other CECAFA countries on the rise.
South Sudan moved from 189 to 188th with Sudan moving from a 112th to 110th.
Tanzania also moved seven places into the top 100th from 107th.
Kenya, the 2013 CECAFA Challenge Cup winners dropped two places to 118th from 116th in February.
Algeria remains the top ranked nation in Africa in number 18 followed by African Champions Cote d’Ivoire, losing finalists Ghana, Tunisia and Senegal in 20, 24, 25 and 36 respectively.
The only change in the top ten in the World have witnessed Italy displacing Spain in number 10.