International football governing body FIFA has announced the April rankings which have seen Uganda improve by four slots.
Cranes are now ranked 74th, remaining the best in East Africa ahead of Kenya (113), Tanzania (137) Burundi (145) and Rwanda (123).
The 3-1 win against Sao Tome and the goalless draw with Malawi during the international break helped Uganda to rise.
The top five countries in the world are: Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Portugal and Argentina respectively.
Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco and Egypt are the top 5 countries in Africa.
Haiti was the worst mover, falling 23 slots to 108 while Kyrgyz Republic from Asia was the best mover, climbing 40 places to 75th.
FIFA rankings are based on the average number of points that a team accumulates over a four-year period. The ranking points in each match are determined by its result, its value and the relative strength of the opponent and their confederation. The system also has yearly basis depreciation for the value of the matches.
The next Coca-cola FIFA rankings will be released on May 17, 2018.

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