Uganda is now ranked 87th in the entire world according to the latest FIFA/Coca Cola ranking released in Zurich today.
Uganda is rated 87th out of the 207 FIFA nations with 385 points five (number 20 on the continent).
Mauritania, the AFCON 2015 qualifying opponent for Uganda this Saturday is ranked 133th in the world and 41st in Africa.
Uganda left winger, Joseph Ochaya (right) fights for the ball with a Malawi opponent on Tuesday in an international game at Namboole Stadium.
Uganda’s possible opponets in the last phase of the AFCON 2015 Group E qualifiers; Ghana, Togo and Guinea are ranked 38th, 88th and 51st respectively.
Uganda is still the highest ranked nation in the entire CECAFA region.
Kenya closely follows at 95th , Tanzania 106 , Rwanda 109 , Ethiopia 110, Sudan 115 , Burundi 126 , South Sudan 186 , Eritrea 202 , Somalia 203 and Djibouti at 205.
World Champions Germany gains number one spot on 1724 points, followed by beaten finalists Argentina in second with Bronze winners Netherlands rising 12 places to 3rd in the World.
The next FIFA/ Coca Cola rankings will be released next month on the 16th August 2014.