Zambia has continued its ascendancy on the FIFA Coca-Cola rankings moving two places up to occupy 72nd position in the world.
The Chipolopolo boys are ranked 15th in Africa according the latest rankings released in Zurich today.
Zambia has sustained its upward trajectory on the continent with positive results across the competition spectrum.
Zambia’s opponents in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers Mozambique and Namibia are ranked 108 and 111th respectively while Guinea is 66th.
Tunisia is the highest ranked African country in 23rd slot while Senegal is on number 24.
Germany remains top of the world followed by Brazil.
The Chipolopolo boys face Ivory Coast this afternoon at a Group B CHAN match at the Grand Stade de Marrakech.
Kick off is at 18:30 hours (Zambian time).