Zambia drop four places on FIFA rankings

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Chipolopolo, UgandaZambia has dropped four places to number 50 on the latest FIFA rankings released on January 8.

Chipolopolo dropped from 46 to 50 to end a two-month rise that began in October and that saw them jump thirty-two places in a space of 60 days.

The drop also sees Zambia fall out of the CAF top ten from 10th and down one notch to 11th.

Mali replaces Zambia as the 10th placed side in Africa and are at number 49 in the World.

Zambia’s drop came after last Sunday’s 1-0 away loss to Bafana Bafana in a friendly played at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg.

Bafana, though, stand still at number 52 despite that win and are 12th in Africa.

Meanwhile, Zambia’s 2015 Africa Cup Group B opponents Tunisia stay put at 22nd in the World and second in Africa while Cape Verde also stand still in seventh position in CAF and 40th in the World.

DR Congo fall one place from 56 to 57 on the FIFA charts are are 13th in Africa.


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