South Sudan enter Fifa rankings for first time

Southern Sudan score a penalty against Uganda at the Juba Stadium, 10 July 2012

South Sudan have been included in Fifa's world rankings for the first time after playing their inaugural full international last month.

A 2-2 draw at home to Uganda in a friendly in Juba in July has put South Sudan 199th in the 209-team table.

South Sudan, which became independent last year, joined Fifa in May after being voted in at the annual congress.

The team, made up nearly entirely of home-based players, is coached by Serb Zoran Djordjevic.

Spain remain top of the rankings, while five-time world champions Brazil stay outside the top 10. England have moved up a place to their highest-ever ranking of third.

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