Rwanda drops by 10 places in FIFA rankings

Rwanda has continued to slide down in FIFA monthly rankings, dropping by 10 places in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola ranking released on Thursday at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

Rwanda has continued to slide down in FIFA monthly rankings, dropping by 10 places in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola ranking released on Thursday at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

Despite not playing a single game last month, Amavubi slipped to 121st place from 111th in last month’s ranking
Rwanda also remained third in the CECAFA region behind Uganda, that improved by four slots to 65th, and Kenya, that dropped two places to 88th.

 

Burundi (123rd) replaced Tanzania (124th) in the third place with Ethiopia (130th) in the fifth place. South Sudan (153th) is sixth, while Djibouti and Somalia are last, tied at 205.

 

There was a slight change in the top ranked African teams with Algeria (32nd) topping the continent, while 35th-placed Ghana replaces Cote d’Ivoire (36th) in the second place. Senegal (41st) and Egypt (43rd) occupy the fourth and fifth places respectively.

 

Meanwhile, globally, the top five nations remain unchanged with Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Germany, and Chile taking the top 5 in that order.

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is the best climber for the month, improved by 18 places to 99th while Cuba is the worst mover, having dropped by 30 places to 151st.
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