Kenya girls move ten places up on Fifa rankings

Harambee Starlets have moved up ten places to position 122 in the latest Fifa women’s rankings released recently.

This is despite not winning any matches during the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations last month in Cameroon. Stars lost 3-1 to Ghana and Mali before getting drubbed 4-0 by champions Nigerian in their final pool match

Nigeria lead the continent’s rankings following their eighth African title win. They are followed by Ghana, Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Ivory Coast , Tunisia, Morocco , Algeria and Egypt in that order.

Neighbours Tanzania are the highest ranked team in the East Africa region at 116. Rwanda are at 120 while Uganda are four places lower at 124.

USA lead the world rankings with Germany second and France third. Canada are placed fourth with England fifth. Australia , Japan, Sweden , Brazil and North Korea complete the top 10