The Zimbabwe senior men’s football team, the Warriors have made a considerable recovery on the latest FIFA Rankings released on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe dropped four places at the start of the 2021 international football season to number 112, but have moved five spots up to number 107 in the world.
The Warriors beat Botswana 1-0 and then lost 0-2 to Zambia in last month’s AFCON qualifiers and as a result dropped 0.5 points on the latest rankings.
Zimbabwe, however, still managed to climb up as teams like Azerbaijan, Faroe Islands and Mozambique lost a significant chunk of spoils.
In Africa, the Warriors moved two places up to number 24.
Senegal still remains the highest-ranked team on the continent while Belgium retained the top spot in the world.
The next rankings will be published on 27 May 2021.
World Top 10: 1. Belgium, 2. France, 3. Brazil, 4. England, 5. Portugal, 6. Spain, 7. Italy, 8. Argentina, 9. Uruguay, 10. Denmark.
Africa Top 10: 1. Senegal, 2. Tunisia, 3. Nigeria, 4. Algeria, 5. Morocco, 6. Egypt, 7. Ghana, 8. Cameroon, 9. Mali, 10. Ivory Coast.