WINDHOEK: Namibia slid down two places on the latest International Federation of Football Associations FIFACoca-Cola world rankings, released on Wednesday.
Namibia is now ranked 115th in the world, and occupies the 33rd spot in the Confederation of African Football CAFrankings.
The slight drop in ranking happened mainly because the national football team, known as the Brave Warriors, did not take part in any FIFA-sanctioned match over the past month.
Cote d’Ivoire still heads the African pack and is placed 16th in the world rankings, followed by Algeria 28th in the world), Ghana 31st in the world), Mali 32nd in the world), and Libya which is ranked 36th in the world.
Egypt is ranked sixth in Africa, and occupies the 38th place in the world ranking while 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations AFCONchampions Zambia are ranked eighth on the continent and 42nd in the world.
Spain still leads the world rankings, followed by Germany in second place, England in third, Portugal in fourth place and Uruguay in fifth.
Italy is ranked sixth, followed by Argentina in seventh and the Netherlands in eight spot.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings will be released on 03 October this year.