Amavubi remain static on Fifa rankings
A 1-ALL draw against Burundi in this month’s Fifa friendly match has seen Rwanda remain unmoved in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking released yesterday in Zurich, Switzerland.
According to the new order, Rwanda remain static on 134th position in the world, while the country is ranked at position 39 in Africa with 186 points.
Uganda who lost 2-1 to former African champions Zambia dropped one place to dropped one place to 85th in the world and 19th in Africa.
Ethiopia is the second ranked team in the region after moving one place to 100th in the world and 27th in Africa.
Kenya dropped one place to 109th in the world and 31st in africa. Tanzania dropped one place to 117th in the world and 34th in Africa while Sudan moved one place to 122nd in the world and 36th in Africa.
Burundi dropped five places to 129th in the world and 38th in Africa following their 1-all draw to Rwanda in this month’s Fifa friendly match.
Cote d’Ivoire remain the top ranked African nation in the world. They are ranked 24th in the world, with Algeria occupying second slot in 25th position. Further down the table, Egypt are on the up. Their friendly victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina (21st, down 4) and the devaluation of last year’s defeat by Qatar have helped them climb 12 positions to 26th.
World champions Spain remained top of the global list, with Germany, Argentina, Portugal, Colombia, Uruguay, Switzerland, Italy, Brazil and Belgium occupying the remaining top nine places.
The March edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking has seen somewhat less movement than last month, with Spain, Germany, Argentina, Portugal and Colombia remaining unchanged in the top five spots.
Of the 67 matches taken into account, 57 were friendlies. The other ten games were AFC Asian Cup qualifiers, which brings the total number of matches evaluated so far this year to 122.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 10 April 2014.