FIFA – Kenya has dropped in rank in the latest rankings by the world football body FIFA.
The country now sits at position 104 in the FIFA ranking list updated Thursday October, 21, 2020.
This is weeks after national team Harambee Stars suffered a humiliating 6-0 aggregate loss to The Eagles of Mali.
This was in the 2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers match where Kenya’s Harambee Stars lost 5-0 away and 0-1 while home to Mali.
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According to the FIFA rank, Harambee Stars have 1189 points in the log where Belgium leads with 1832.33 points.
Mali on the other hand are at position 57 in the FIFA rankings with 1412.39 points.
The new FIFA ranking has placed Belgium at the top followed by Brazil, France, Italy, England, Argentina and Spain.
They are followed in rank by Portugal, Mexico while Denmark closes the top ten list with 1668.98 points.
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In Africa, Senegal leads at position 20, followed by Tunisia (27), Moroco (29), Algeria (30) and Ghana fifth at position 52.
In East Africa, Uganda takes the lead ranking at 82, Kenya comes in second while Tanzania is at 130 with 1123.84 points.
Harambee Starlets on the other hand maintain their FIFA women ranking at position 140 with 986 points.
POINT TO NOTE is that Kenya’s best FIFA ranking ever was in 2008 where Harambee Stars were ranked 68 in the world.