Kenya Falls to 104 in Latest Fifa Rankings


Kenya has fallen nine places according to latest World Fifa rankings released on Thursday.

Kenya, who were dumped out of African Cup of Nations qualifiers by minnows Lesotho on a 1-0 aggregate, have slipped down from position 95 to 104.

Lesotho’s win over Kenya has seen them jump from position 131 to settle at 105, a place behind Kenya.

Neighbours Uganda remains best ranked team in the region standing at position 81. Cranes have improved six places after eliminating Mauritania 3-0 aggregate to make it to Cup of Nations Group stage.

Rwanda are second in Cecafa region at 101 while in Africa, Algeria are topping globally at position 24. Algeria are followed by Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana and Egypt in that order.

World Cup quarter-finalist Costa Rica has risen above United States to be CONCACAF’s highest-ranked team. Costa Rica climbs one place to No. 15, and Mexico is at No. 17 after also rising one place this month.

The U.S. — which, like Mexico, exited World Cup in the second round — falls three places to No. 18. World Cup winner Germany stays No. 1 ahead of Argentina and the Netherlands.

Former champion Spain is tied with Brazil for seventh place.