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Harambee Stars drop in Fifa Ranking


starsThe Kenya National team Harambee stars has dropped 12 places in the latest Fifa ranking released by the Football Governing body.

Kenya is now placed 115th after losing twice in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to Guinea Bissau.
Guinea Bissau who tops the group in E of the qualifiers have amassed 45 points and are placed at 105.

Kenya’s other opponents in the qualifiers Zambia and Congo retained their positions at 78th and 59th respectively.
Cape Verde, who knocked Kenya out of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers have been dethroned as the best placed African nation, going down 16 places to 47th.

Algeria moved top of the African table, rising four places up to 33rd globally.

In Africa, Egypt are the highest movers having ascended nine places to 44th to be ranked fifth in the continent while

Ivory Coast, Ghana and Senegal are second, third and fourth respectively.

Argentina reclaimed top spot from Belgium while Copa America champions Chile soared to an all-time high of third place.

Three straight wins in 2018 World Cup qualifiers helped Argentina return to the summit, five months after they were supplanted by Belgium.

Chile moved up two places from fifth, with Colombia climbing from eighth to fourth and Uruguay moving back into the top 10 as a reward for their strong start to South American qualifying.

Two-time defending European champions Spain drop three places to sixth, with world champions Germany, Brazil, Portugal and England also sliding down one spot.