Zebras Drop to 150th In FIFA Rankings

Zebras' recent losses have seen them go down in the latest FIFA rankings PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Zebras' recent losses have seen them go down in the latest FIFA rankings PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Following the 2021 AFCON qualifiers heartbreak, the Zebras have dropped to four places down to the 150th spot in the latest FIFA ranking.

The Zebras have failed to secure points in the last two rounds of the AFCON qualifiers, narrowly losing to Zimbabwe at home before receiving a 5-0 thumping away to Algeria. Speaking to Monitor Sport, Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director, Caroline Braun admitted that the disappointment in dropping on the rankings but said it mirrors the preparations ahead of the games.

"Obviously, we are disappointed no one want to drop in the rankings. Despite how things have been we have to play these kind of games for the country and also for the players. One game can change a player's career, so we needed to play.

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