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Harambee Stars fall out of top 100 in October World rankings

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IMAGE: Nick Mwendwa stresses a point in a press cionference in February. The FKF president has said they will bid for the 2020 U-20 World Championships | Image Source: Nation.co.ke/ CHRIS OMOLLO
Nick Mwendwa stresses a point in a press cionference in February. The FKF president has said they will bid for the 2020 U-20 World Championships | Image Source: Nation.co.ke/ CHRIS OMOLLO

Kenya has fallen out of the list of top hundred footballing nations in the world after coming 102nd in the latest FIFA rankings announced on Monday. The latest position is a drop of 14 places from September for Harambee Stars, who lost both friendlies played against Iran (1-2) and Thailand (0-1) in the just concluded international break.

Stars are 25th in Africa and second in a list that has seen CECAFA region teams perform poorly in the CAF region. Uganda (70th globally) are CECAFA regions top team and 14th in CAF rankings.

Tunisia (28th Globally) have moved three places up to occupy top spot in Africa, with World Cup 2018 qualified teams Nigeria and Egypt also making the top 10.

FIFA ankings Oct 2017 CAF top 10 | Image source Fifa.com
FIFA ankings Oct 2017 CAF top 10 | Image source Fifa.com

Germany are still the world leaders in a top ten list comprised of six UEFA region and four CONMEBOL (S.America) region teams. Only France (+1), Spain (+3) and Peru (+2) have made movements within the global top 10.

FIFA ranking Oct 2017 world top 10 | Source: Fifa.com

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