Harambee Stars up two spots in latest FIFA rankings

Kossivi Jean (L) of Togo contest for ball with Eric Johanna Omondi (C) of Harambee Stars during their Total Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers 2021 match first leg match at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi on November 18, 2019 [Courtesy]

Kenya Men’s national football team Harambee Stars have moved up two spots in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, November 28.

Kenyan now sits in position 106 with 1119 points, one behind Mozambique who are 105th.

Kenya at 106 [Couretsy]

These rankings come days after the international break, where Kenya secured a brave 1-1 draw against Egypt in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier staged in Alexandria. They then drew with Togo 1-1 four days later at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani, Nairobi.

Uganda is the highest-ranked nation from the CECAFA region, having leaped two positions to 77th after a draw against Burkina Faso and a win against Malawi in AFCON Qualifiers.

The highest-ranked African nation remains Sadio Mane’s Senegal in 20th position, followed by Nigeria in 31st and Algeria in 35th. Morroco and Ghana complete the African top 5 in 43rd and 47th respectively.

Belgium, world champions France and Copa America champions Brazil complete the top three, with England, Uruguay, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Argentina and Colombia making it into the top 10 in that order.

Belgium still leads [Courtesy]