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FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the month of June was made public on Thursday.

The East African region registered a mixed bag of fortunes in the monthly ranking with five out of eleven nations registering positive gains with the rest faltering.

Gainers

Kenya’s Harambee Stars were the biggest gainers moving 43 places up to 86th position, followed by neighbors Tanzania who climbed 13 places to 123rd.

Other gainers were Uganda who remained the best ranked in the region at position 69, three places up, Burundi and South Sudan were 7 and 4 steps up respectively.

Losers

Sudan was the biggest loser going down 14 places to 142nd followed by Rwanda with negative 8 loss to 111th and Ethiopia who sunk seven places to 132.

Djibouti, Eritrea and Somalia are one of the worst ranked teams in world at position 205.

East Africa Ranking

1. Uganda (69)
2. Kenya (86)
3. Rwanda (111)
4. Tanzania (123)
5. Burundi (125)
6. Ethiopia (132)
7. Sudan (142)
8. South Sudan (153)
9. Djibouti (205)
10. Eritrea (205)
11. Somalia (205)

Africa Ranking

1 Algeria
2 Ivory Coast
3 Ghana
4 Senegal
5 Egypt
6 Tunisia
7 Cameroon
8 Morocco
9 Congo DR
10 Mali

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