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Beach Soccer: Sand Cranes ranked 14th in Africa.


The Uganda National beach soccer team “Sand Cranes” is ranked  number 14th in Africa and 86th in the world according to the recently released Beach Soccer World Rankings for 2019.

Brazil leads the rankings  ahead of Portugal in the second place.

The Sand Cranes performance at the Copa-Dar es salaam tournament held in December which saw them clinch second spot was vital to help them total up their ranking points to 75.

Tanzania who won the Copa tournament remain ranked number one in the CECAFA region and four places above Uganda in Africa at the 10th position with 105 points.

The neighbors, Kenya are ranked 11th in Africa and 77th in the world on 105 points.

Senegal  are the only African nation to make the top ten in the World as they occupy the 10th position.

Africa top ten rankings (world rankings)

1.Senegal (10)

2.Morocco (19)

3.Egypt (21)

4.Nigeria (23)

5.Cape Verde (59)

6.Madagascar (61)

6.Libya (61)

8.Algeria (65)

9.Cote d’ivore (68)

10.Tanzania (70)


Edwin Waiswa

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