Crested Cranes Rise in Latest FIFA Women’s Football Rankings

The Uganda women’s football national team has improved by five positions in the latest FIFA women’s world rankings released on Friday.

The crested cranes have improved from 129th position they held last month to 124th in the rankings that were released by world governing body, tadalafil Fifa in Geneva, medicine Switzerland.

However, online despite the ascendency in position, the Crested Cranes have dropped from the 855 points they garnered last month to 836 a drop of 21 points.

Cecafa region

In the Confederation of East and Central Football Associations (CECAFA) region, Ethiopia holds the best position at 102 improving by three slots, Tanzania follow at 116th while Rwanda have the most improved side in the region moving 15 slots up from 135 to 120.

Kenyan Starlets who had a poor display at the recently concluded Women’s African cup of Nations remained stagnant at 122nd position.

Champions Nigeria are the best ranked team in Africa in the 35th position, Ghana in 45th, Cameroon in 47th position while South Africa and Ivory Coast complete Africa’s best five at 51st and 68th positions respectively.

The top five globally remains unchanged with USA,Germany,France, Canada and England occupying the slots in that order.

World’s top 5

1. USA – 2140 points

2. Germany – 2109 points

3. France – 2041 points

4. Canada – 2031 points

5. England -2030 points

Africa’s top 5

35. Nigeria – 1613 points

45. Ghana – 1499 points

47. Cameroon – 1484 points

51. South Africa – 1443 points

68. Ivory Coast – 1386 points

Cecafa top 5

102. Ethiopia – 1141 points

116. Tanzania – 960 points

120. Rwanda – 908 points

122. Kenya – 857 points

124.Uganda – 836 points


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