Namibia drops three places in Fifa world rankings

04 Apr 2019 16:10pm
WINDHOEK, 04 APR (NAMPA) – Namibia has dropped three places in the latest International Federation of Association Football (Fifa) world rankings released Thursday by the world football governing body.
Namibia is now ranked 113th, falling from 110th position, while the country is ranked 28th in Africa, down from the previous 26th place.
The rankings come against the background of the country having played just one match in 2019 - a recent 4-1 defeat to Zambia in the final Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Lusaka.
In Africa, Senegal remain the top ranked team, while Tunisia are in second place.
In the world, Belgium remain the top ranked team, followed by world champions France, while Brazil are third.
In the women’s teams, Namibia is ranked 16th on the continent, while Nigeria remains the top ranked African team, followed by Cameroon in second and South Africa in third place.
The United States of America is the highest ranked team in the world, followed by Germany and England.
The women’s rankings were released on 29 March.
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