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Harambee Stars improve in the latest Fifa rankings

11:02 AM EDT 6/14/19
Harambee Stars squad in France.
Harambee Stars are camping in France ahead of the Afcon tournament set for June and July in Egypt

Kenya have shown a slight improvement in the latest Fifa Rankings, released on Friday.

The Harambee Stars have moved up three places in the world rankings and now occupy position 105 from 108.

The Sebastien Migne-led side garnered 1207 points. The improvement comes just after Kenya registered a 1-0 win over Madagascar in a friendly match in Paris, France. They will face the Democratic Republic of Congo on June 15 in a second friendly match.

Senegal, Kenya's Afcon opponents top the rankings for African countries while Algeria, their other rivals in Group C are ninth in the continent.

Worldwide, Senegal are placed at position 22 while Algeria are in position 68. Harambee Stars rivals in the Afcon and beyond, Tanzania is 35th in Africa.

African giants Tunisia and Nigeria have been ranked 25th and 45th worldwide respectively while DR Congo are ranked 49th. Uganda are the best-ranked country in the Cecafa region sitting 16th in the continent and 80th in the world.