Namibia move up 11 places on latest FIFA ranking

15 Jul 2016 12:40pm
WINDHOEK, 15 JUL (NAMPA) - The Namibian senior national football team improved its International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) ranking after moving up 11 places on the world ranking.
The Brave Warriors last played on 24 June against Zambia in the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Castle Cup that was held in Windhoek from 11 to 25 June 2016.
Namibia now occupy 124th place after being stagnant during the months of May and June in 135th spot.
They are ranked 37th in Africa.
No movement was recorded among the top five teams in the world.
Argentina are still ranked first, Belgium second, Colombia third, Germany fourth and Chile fifth.
The biggest mover this month was New Zealand, which moved 54 places into the top 100 from position 147th in June.
The worst mover was Belize which dropped 50 places from 114th position.
With regards to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) nations, Algeria are first and Ivory Coast second. They are 32nd and 35th positions in the world, respectively.
Kenya, which is 21st in Africa, climbed 43 places from 129th spot in the world.
South Africa are the highest-ranked in southern Africa, 12th in Africa, and 67th in the world.
(NAMPA)
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