Kenya’s Harambee Starlets climbed up 13 places in the latest FIFA Women Rankings.
The David Ouma coached charges are now placed 124th globally with Tanzania moving 13 places up too to 126th; Uganda’s Crested Cranes being unranked due to prolonged inactivity.
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In the continent, Nigeria’s Super Falcons is still the best in the continent after rising a position up to 37th on with Cameroon occupying 51st position despite losing Olympic Games ticket to Zambia on the away goal rule following a 3-3 draw on aggregate in the final qualifying stage in March.
Ivory Coast (61st), Tunisia (71st), Morocco (77th), Mali (78th) and Algeria (79th) and Senegal (80th) occupying the top 10 spots.
Globally, USA still tops the rankings with Germany, France, Netherlands and Sweden closing the top five positions.
Botswana, Comoros, Mauritius, Eswatini and Madagascar were rewarded with rises of 17 spots following their activities in 2020, with only 28 of 56 nations in Africa ending the year on the rankings.
The next Women ranking will be released on March 26, 2021.
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