International › APA

Swaziland drops 42 places in latest FIFA rankings

Pas d'image

Swaziland’s national soccer team, Sihlangu was ranked in position 132 in June, down from 90th position the previous month, according to the latest rankings released by FIFA on Thursday.The drop is said to be sharp as the national team was sitting at position 88 out of 206 just two months ago.

National Football Association of Swaziland spokesperson Muzi Radebe attributed the decline to inactivity by the squad during the past few months.

In Africa, Swaziland was ranked at position 37 out of 54.

FIFA rankings are essential for a football-playing nation as they improve a country’s profile and also have impact in the seeding process during international competitions.

Back top