Uganda National team, the Cranes.

 

Uganda National team, the Cranes.
Uganda National team, the Cranes.

Uganda, East Africa’s top ranked soccer-playing country has dropped from 73rd to 74th position.

According to the latest Fifa rankings released August 6, Kenya maintained its 116th slot while Tanzania dropped one place to 140. Rwanda and Ethiopia climbed up the rankings ladder, with the former scaling 13 slots to reach 91st, while the later moved up two places to settle at 91.

But despite dropping one slot Uganda still remains among the top 20 ranked nations in Africa, stationed at 19th position on the continent.

Togo have climbed three places to the 80th position six slots behind Uganda on the continent,  it’s  opponent in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

The top five African countries include Algeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Tunisia and Senegal, positioned at 19th, 21st, 27th, 34th and 39th respectively in the world.

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia and Germany are the world’s leading five countries.