Kenya sinks further in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

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The 2014 World Cup champions were beaten 1-0 at home in their last game before squads will be named for this year's tournament in Russian Federation.

Meanwhile, the Football Ferns dropped 15 points and one position to 20th in the Fifa women's world rankings in March.

March saw a busy month in global football, with a total of 133 games played across the globe meaning plenty of changes in the latest FIFA world ranking. Portugal and Argentina dropped one spot each to fourth and fifth, respectively.

In Africa, Tunisia is the top-most ranked team after garnering 1012 points and climbing 9 places in the table.

The governing body will now study if Qatar can alone cope with the additional logistical challenges of hosting 16 more teams and 16 more games than originally planned for the Middle East's first World Cup.

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They now occupy the 14th spot in the world they are closely trailed by Senegal on the 28th spot in the world.

Kenya's downward spiral has been occasioned by the embarrassing outing last month that saw the country draw with Comoros before losing to Central African Republic (CAR). UEFA's tournament, with teams divided into four divisions according to ranking, starts in September.

Likewise, Switzerland, France, Spain, Chile and Poland complete the list of top ten nations in world football.

FIFA's newest members Kosovo, who climbed 24 spots to 152nd, and Gibraltar, who leaped 10 spots to 196th, also benefited from friendly victories.