Rwanda Amavubi has slipped by eight places in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday.
Rwanda, who is Uganda’s opponents in the CHAN 2018 qualifiers climbs from 111 to 119 on 260 points globally.
The Central and East Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) giants now improved from 74th to 73rd with 464 points.
During the past month, Rwanda qualified for the final round of the CHAN 2018 Qualifiers where they face Uganda this Saturday away at St. Mary’s Stadium Kitende. This followed a 1-1 aggregate result against Tanzania over the two legs.
Meanwhile, Uganda Cranes has climbed by one slot in the latest FIFA World Rankings. The Central and East Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) giants now improve from 74th to 73rd with 464 points.
Uganda Cranes opponents in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Egypt have dropped by one slot from. Other CECAFA countries: Tanzania slips by 6 places to 120th, the same position as Ethiopia who climbed a massive 16 places.
Burundi drops 11 places to 132nd. Sudan improves by 12 places to 152nd. After losing 5-1 to Uganda Cranes in the return of the CHAN 2018 qualifiers, South Sudan falls by 5 places to 148th. Djibouti drops by 7 places to 192nd. Horn of Africa nations, Eritrea and Somalia are joint 206th.
In the meantime, Brazil returns to the summit as the best footballing country on the globe, replacing Germany. The next ranking will be released in at the onset of September.