`Bright Stars` of South Sudan move up FIFA rankings

Bright Stars` of South Sudan moved up one place to the 153rd spot in FIFA’s monthly global football rankings released on Thursday.The first FIFA World Ranking of 2018 saw very few significant changes as only 22 friendlies took place since the December edition.

The Bright Stars who have 148 points in the rankings currently sit 46th amongst other teams in Africa.

They South Sudanese national side have not played a game this year with their serious test coming next September when they host Mali in a qualifier for the 2019 Africa Nations Cup.

Uganda are the highest ranked team in the East African region nestled in 16th position in Africa and 73rd in the world.

First Published by – APA News
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