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June 2022 FIFA CAF ranking reveals Zambia occupying two slots up on the radar. Currently, the Zambia men’s football team occupies 17th place on CAF 2 points away from the 15th.
On the FIFA world football ranking, Zambia is staked at 89th position. Recent two played matches by the Chipolopolo boys have reflected this standing. Africa Cup of Nations – Qualification
Zambia faced off Ivory Coast on June 4th, 2022 in West Africa and lost 3-1. A late goal in the additional time from Patson Daka was what saved the boy’s face. Ivory Coast vs Zambia sparked the start of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations – Qualification.
However, in the second match, played at Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia rejuvenated its position by beating the visitors Comoros. Zambia came from behind when Enock Mwepu found the goal just before the break.
And late in the 88th minute, Kings Kangwa pushed in a goal that called Zambia as victors with the final verdict of 2-1. Currently, Zambia stands at position 2 in group H of the Africa Cup of Nations – Qualification.
Comoros equally has the same points 3 but Zambia disadvantages them with superior goal difference. Lesotho seats at the bottom of the group with 1 point that they picked up from the elephants while Ivory Coast has 4 points and is on top.
Senegal is rated the best team in Africa ranking in the first position with Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria, and Algeria following respectively. Cameroon is on the 6th with Egypt 7th, Mali 8th, and Ivory Coast 9th following up.
Burkina Faso marks the top 10 best-ranked FIFA CAF for June 2022. Zambia on the latest 2022 FIFA CAF ranking is not reflecting good as a sporting nation. A recent and one-time AFCON champion. The Chipolopolo boys have been stuck around this position for a long time showing no improvement.