Uganda Maintains 71st Position in FIFA Rankings

The Uganda National team, Uganda Cranes has remained in the 71st position out of the 209 FIFA Member nations in the world.

Uganda, third in Group E must beat the Black Stars to maintain their slim hopes of qualifying for next year’s Nations Cup. Photo/ John Batanudde
Uganda Cranes John Batanudde

The latest rankings were released at the world’s football body headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday, 4th July 2015.

The major activity for the national team was the 4-1 aggregate result over Rwanda in the CAF U-23 Championship qualifier.

For that achievement, Uganda garnered 19 points to leap from 485 points to 504 points.

Uganda remains the best ranked in the entire CECAFA region.

Rwanda comes second in the region on 94th, Ethiopia (99th), Sudan (108th),Kenya (123rd ), Tanzania (127th ), Burundi (134th), South Sudan (197th), Eritrea (204th), Somalia (206th) and Djibouti (207th).

Germany is top of the 209 countries in the first place with 1775.04 points and they are followed by Belgium and Argentina in second and third places respectively.