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Kenya crack top 100

04 December 2015, 14:28

Nairobi - The Kenyan national team have made a massive climb up the FIFA rankings, gaining 27 places to move from position 125 to 98.

The Harambee Stars have also moved up to 25th place in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) standings, having previously been rated the 38th best team on the continent.

Kenya’s rise is the second highest in Africa, Libya having gained 32 positions to move up to 81st.

Regionally, the Harambee Stars are ranked behind Uganda (63rd on the FIFA list), but are better placed than Rwanda (101), Burundi (113), Ethiopia (120), Tanzania (132), Sudan (134) and South Sudan (138).

Cote d’Ivoire are the continent’s highest placed team, occupying 19th spot on the FIFA rankings, followed by Algeria (28th) and Ghana (33rd).

Belgium remain the world’s top ranked side, with Argentina, Spain, Germany and Chile making up the rest of the top five.

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