Uganda Cranes line-up that started against Senegal

Uganda has made an improvement in the latest Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) rankings released on Thursday.

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The monthly global rankings have seen Uganda move up by two slots to 77th position garnering a total of 1321 points.

This is an improvement from last month where the Uganda Cranes had 1311 points in 79th position.

Senegal remains the highest ranked nation in Africa, occupying 20th position followed by Tunisia (27th), Nigeria (31st), Algeria (35th) and Morocco (43rd).

Uganda Cranes opponents in group B of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers, Burkina Faso, Malawi and South Sudan occupy 59th place, 123rd and 169th in that order.

In the East Africa region, Uganda maintains its slot as the best ranked and the only team in the top 100.

Kenya drops to 106th position, Rwanda occupies 131st slot, Tanzania and Burundi are 134th and 151st respectively.

Myanmar has improved the most, moving from 147th position to 136th, while Nicaragua has suffered the biggest decline from 137th to 150th position.

Belgium remain top of the global rankings, followed by France, Brazil, England, Uruguay, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Argentina and Colombia as the top ten nations.