Nepal slipped six-position down in this month's Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, which are based on results over a four-year period, published on Thursday.
Federation Internationale de Football Association said the rankings to be published on October 16 would be used for the draw, which will take place in Moscow on December 1.
The lack of points in those three games has seen Bafana drop to 80 place in the rankings, seeing them hit their lowest point since 2013, when they were ranked in 85 position.
Bangladesh rank 196th, Sri Lanka in 198th position and followed by Pakistan in 200th position in this month's rankings.
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World champions Germany leapfrogged Brazil at the top of the rankings while European Champions Portugal moved into third place.
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Cameroon fell 10 places to no. 45 in the world and sixth in Africa.
India defeated Macau 2-0 away from home in the AFC Asian Cup qualifier before which they won a friendly Tri-Nation series against Mauritius and Saint Kitts and Nevis.