Rwanda sink further in FIFA rankings
Rwanda has dropped further in the latest FIFA rankings sinking 12 places down to 134.
Since the last FIFA ranking released in November where Rwanda was ranked 122, Rwanda has only played one friendly match before facing elimination at the quarter final stage of the Cecafa Challenge Cup held in Kampala, Uganda.
Amavubi was forced a to a 2-all draw against Namibia at home. Neighbours Kenya also dropped four places from 130 to 134.
Rwanda’s neighbors Uganda have risen two places to position 84 from a previous 86. They remain the best placed Cecafa country, followed by Sudan at 101, Burundi at 104, Ethiopia at 110 and Tanzania at 130.
Rwanda tallied 246 points and dropped five places on the continent to rest on 40th place.
Ivory Coast is the best placed Africa Country at 14th worldwide, moving one spot. Algeria is second at 19th, while Mali are up three places to 19th worldwide.
African Champions Zambia have moved up three places to 34th in the world and 5th in Africa.
Former soccer giants Brazil have sunk to their worst ever positioning, moving down five places to be ranked 18th, lower than neighbors Ecuador and African side Ivory Coast.