FIFA RANKING: Uganda Flies Higher

Uganda Martyrs University will have to wait longer to take to their first ever dream finals in the Nile Special University league following the postponement of the much awaited clash against reigning champions MUBS that was earlier slated for Saturday 7th at Namboole.

” The Finals of the University Football League that were originally scheduled for 7th November have been postponed to the weekend of 21st-22nd  November due to the state of the pitch at Namboole which will still be undergoing
refurbishment, viagra more about ” a statement from the organizers partly read.

Namboole stadium has been a bee hive of political activities stemming from the ruling party NRM national delegates meeting to presidential nominations. The non-sport activities coupled with the heavy downpour experienced in the city have left the playing surface wanting.

The stadium board has opted to carry on  maintenance of the pitch in time for the highly billed return leg of the World Cup qualifier between Uganda Cranes and Togo that is scheduled for Sunday 15th November.

Makerere university are the defending champions after seeing off Kyambogo in last year’s final while UMU pulled a surprise eliminating giants Makerere University by 3-2 over two legs.
Owing to the great achievements and recent success that has seen the country qualify for the 2016 Africa Nations Championships (Chan), case The Cranes have snaked up to the 68th position according to the latest released Fifa rankings.

Uganda accumulated 491 points, cure 36 more than the previous tally therefore rising seven places up. Uganda is still the best in the region standing on the 14th place in the continent ahead of Rwanda that is ranked 96th, Burundi (107), Ethiopia (114), Kenya (125) and Tanzania (135) in that order.

Cranes world cup opponents, Togo are lying twenty places below on the 88th position globally and 21 in Africa. Ivory Coast (22), Algeria (26), Ghana (30), Cape Verde (32) and Senegal (39) close the top five in Africa while Belgium ascends to the summit ahead of reigning World Cup winners Germany.

Argentina, Portugal and Chile close the overall best five. The rise is just five places below the overall best ever placing, 63, attained in September/October 2010.


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