Onyango is ranked ahead of Cech Republic/Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, Samir Handanovic (Slovenia/FC Inter Milano) and Marc André Ter Stegen
Dennis Masinde Onyango in action. File Photo
Uganda Cranes and Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper, Dennis Masinde Onyango, has been ranked tenth in the world by International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) with 5 points.
Onyango who guided Uganda to AFCON and Mamelodi Sundowns to the CAF Champions League is ranked ahead of Cech Republic/Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, Samir Handanovic (Slovenia/FC Inter Milano) and Marc André Ter Stegen (Germany/FC Barcelona) on 13 man list that was won by Bayern Munich's Manuer Neur.
His consideration for the top crown comes days after he made it to the final shortlist of the best African footballer based in Africa. He vies for the accolade with fellow teammate Khama Billiat and TP Mazembe's Rainford Kalaba.
1- Manuel Neuer (Germany/FC Bayern München) 156 points
2- Gianluigi Buffon (Italy/Juventus Torino FC) 91 points
3- Rui Patricio (Portugal/Sporting Portugal) 50 points
4- Claudio Bravo (Chile/FC Barcelona/Manchester City FC) 45 points
5- David De Gea (Spain/Manchester United FC) 37 points
6- Jan Oblak (Slovenia/Club Atletico de Madrid) 31 points
7- Hugo Lloris (France/Tottenham Hotspur FC) 29 points
8- Keylor Navas (Costa Rica/Real Madrid CF) 18 points
9- Thibaut Courtois (Belgium/Chelsea FC) 13 points
10-Denis Onyango (Uganda/Mamelodi Sundowns) 5 points
11-Petr Cech (Cech Republic/Arsenal London FC) 4 points
12-Samir Handanovic (Slovenia/FC Inter Milano) 2 points
13-Marc André Ter Stegen (Germany/FC Barcelona) 1 point