Eagles move up in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Lots Of Changes In Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

Egypt's football team dropped two spots in the FIFA world ranking on April 12, down to 46th place. The Eagles are now sixth in Africa - two places above their seventh position in March.

According to the ranking which is released after worldwide games, Harambee Stars now sit at position 113 with 289 points on the log after dropping all the way from 105 in the past ranking.

World Cup holders Germany have retained the top spot after the latest round of worldwide matches while Belgium have climbed to third ahead of the 2018 finals in Russian Federation. Iceland are now 22nd dropping four spots from their 18th position in March.

According to FIFA, Nepal have moved three positions up to 162nd from 165th positions in this month's world wide ranking with 111 points.




There was no improvement for the Eagles' 2018 Group D World Cup opponents as they all dropped places.

Proposals for the new-look tournament suggest the opening phase will consist of 16 three-team groups, with the top two in each group moving forward to a 32-nation knock-out tournament.

Likewise, Switzerland, France, Spain, Chile and Poland complete the list of top ten nations in world football.

Nigeria will also play pre-world cup friendly matches against Democratic Republic of Congo on May, 28, before playing England and the Czech Republic on June, 2, and 5 respectively.

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