FIFA RANKINGS (As per Friday, 4th September 2015) – Selected Countries:
Argentina – 1st (1442 Points)
Algeria – 19th (955 Points)
Uganda – 71st (478 Points)
Burkina Faso – 73rd (468 Points)
Rwanda – 78th (426 Points)
Sudan – 89th (377 Points)
Kenya – 116th (268 Points)
Botswana – 118th (266 Points)
Burundi – 134th (218 Points)
Tanzania – 140th (195 Points)
Comoros – 190th (48 Points)
Somalia – 202th (6 points)
Djibouti – 205th (4 points)
Anguilla – 208th (0 Point)
Bahamas – 208th (0 Point)
Uganda Cranes has improved by three places to 71st (with 478 points) in the latest FIFA/Coca Cola football rankings from the home of global football in Zurich, Switzerland.
The Cranes are now 16th on the African continent, remaining number one in the entire CECAFA region.
Uganda’s neighbors to the South West, Rwanda (due to play Ghana at Amahoro in the AFCON 2017 qualifiers on Saturday) have improved 13 places to 78th in the world.
The other Uganda’s neighbors, Sudan are 89th , Kenya is 116th, Tanzania (140th ).
Uganda AFCON 2017 Group D Opponents:
Uganda’s AFCON 2017 qualification opponents Burkina Faso have slipped to 73rd, Botswana (118th) and Comoros are languishing in the 190th place.
On the African scene, Algeria remains Africa’s top ranked team in 19th. Cote d’Ivoire follows on 21st, Ghana is 27th, Tunisia (33rd) and Senegal (38th).
Latin American giants, Argentina lead the global footballing nations.
Belgium, Germany, Colombia and Brazil seal the places for the best five countries out of the 208 FIFA member nations.
The next rankings shall be released on 3rd October 2015.