The Zambia national soccer team – Chipolopolo Copper bullets – rallied 18 points to 78th in FIFA rankings. This followed Zambia’s recent splendid performances in streaking wins especially the Algeria victories both home and away. However the copper bullets are 16th in Africa. This was according to a statement released by Football Association of Zambia.
Zambia’s opponents in its group of death namely Nigeria – the Super Eagles- take up 44th position, while Cameroon – Indonmitable Lions – are in 45th and Desert Foxes Algeria in 45th slot. The only African country in the top 30 FIFA ranking is Egypt the Pharaohs while Germany is the best team in the world after displacing Brazil.
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