Kenya has moved to 85th on the FIFA/Cocacola latest ranking, jumping six places from its last position in September.
Last victory for Harambee stars accounted for Kenya’s leap in the ranking.
Ivory Coast remain the leaders in Africa. They moved three notches in the global ranking to 31st position.
They are followed by Senegal at 32nd position. Senegal moved seven places, the highest in the latest ranking for African countries, to become the second footballing force in Africa.
Algeria are 35th in the world and their position as Africa’s third power remain unchanged.
Tunisia, Ghana, Egypt and Congo DR follow.
Kenya’s step is seen as a great improvement compared to the substandard rankings in the past few years.
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) are making positive changes to improve the standards of football under the new president Nick Mwendwa and clearly the indications are optimistic.
Globally, according to FIFA.com, Germany and Brazil have moved into second and third respectively, giving hot chase to Argentina, the world number one.