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Harambee Stars drop 14 places in Fifa rankings

By HILARY KIMUYU October 16th, 2017 1 min read

Harambee Stars has slumped 14 places to position 102 globally after their twin loses against Iraq and Thailand in recent friendly matches.

This is according the latest FIFA rankings released on Monday.

Neighbours Uganda have climbed a slot to lie 70th globally. Rwanda remained static at 118th, while Tanzania dropped down 11 places to 136th.

Iraqi’s 2-1 win over Harambee Stars have propelled the Asian outfit to 80th, up eight positions.

Stars have not won any of their last four matches, losing three and drawing once, against Mozambique courtesy of a late equalizer.

Tunisia moved up three places to rank as Africa’s best team at 28th, while Egypt who qualified to the World Cup for the first time since 1990 remained static at position 30.

Senegal is the third best ranked African country after moving one spot up to 32nd.

Worldwide, the top five has not changed with Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Brazil remaining the world’s best in that order.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on November 23.