By Amini Nyaungo
Tanzania dropped five places to position 125th from 120th in the September FIFA ranking released today, although during the month, Tanzania’s Taifa Stars won in an international friendly against lowly ranked Zebra of Botswana.
Neighbors Uganda and Kenya remains the best ranked countries in East Africa – still remaining in the top 100 global index.
Uganda, which played against Egypt for the 2018 World Cup qualifier, won in Kampala and lose in Cairo, is now on 71 position.
The Kenyan dropped 6 position from 82nd to 88th while Rwanda has climbed to one place from 117 to 118.
Egypt is the 1st in Africa nut recorded on the 30th position globally. Brazil has dropped to 2nd place.
Burundi have climbed three places to 129 despite not playing any match during the last FIFA break.
Sudan are the biggest gainers – gaining 18 places to 134th while Ethiopia are the biggest losers sinking 24 places to 144th.
Best 10-FIFA ranking
1. Germany 2. Brazil 3. Portugal 4. Argentina 5. Belgium 6.Poland 7. Switzerland 8. France 9. Chile 10. Colombia.