Kenya’s Harambee Stars have moved three places up in the latest football rankings released by FIFA.
Stars beat Zambia in an international friendly earlier in the month with the result being the reason why they moved from position 106 in September to 103 in October.
In the CECAFA region, Uganda still tops the other teams and are placed 72 globally, Stars comes second with Sudan (128), Rwanda (133), Tanzania (134), Ethiopia (146) and Burundi (148) closing the 150 mark.
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Harambee Stars next opponents in the 2021 AFCON Qualifier slated for November, Comoros, are placed 132nd globally.
In Africa, Senegal who dropped a place down is the highest-ranked team with a position of 21 globally followed by Tunisia (26), Algeria (30), Nigeria (32) and Morocco (39) closing up the five best teams in Africa.
Globally, the top three teams remained unchanged with Belgium, France and Brazil still occupying the position respectively. There are however changes to the Top 10: Spain (6th, +1) and Argentina (8th, +1) swapped places with Uruguay (7th, -1) and Croatia (9th, -1) respectively.
The biggest climber this month was Malta (180th, + 6), who jumped six places courtesy of victories over Gibraltar (195th, unchanged) and Latvia (142nd, -5) and a draw with Andorra (145th, -8).
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