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Friday, April 10, 2009

FIFA Ranking: April 2009 ranking without friendlies

Development competitions (AFC Challenge Cup, CECAFA Cup etc) are considered friendlies by FIFA.

This is not 100% accurate, as I would have to go back and compute all the rankings in the last 4 years.

Rank in the April 2009 ranking without friendlies
Points
Difference between the official FIFA ranking and this ranking
Difference in points between the official FIFA ranking and this ranking

1 Spain 2116 0 387
2 Netherlands 1915 1 555
3 Germany 1801 -1 439
4 Brazil 1709 0 434
5 England 1677 2 504
6 Italy 1656 -1 385
7 Argentina 1582 -1 381
8 Croatia 1443 0 292
9 Russia 1376 0 259
10 Paraguay 1368 7 472
11 France 1350 -1 276
12 Serbia 1277 11 458
13 Portugal 1269 -2 256
13 Turkey 1269 1 344
15 Ghana 1247 16 468
16 Sweden 1246 17 477
17 Greece 1224 -4 297
18 Czech Republic 1192 -6 224
19 Slovakia 1168 28 542
20 Denmark 1158 9 368
21 USA 1127 -6 208
22 Switzerland 1073 -4 190
23 Scotland 1067 1 252
24 Mexico 1065 1 257
25 Chile 1060 1 254
26 Côte dIvoire 1044 10 301
27 Bulgaria 1041 -7 201
28 Israel 1020 -7 184
29 Egypt 1016 8 274
30 Japan 1010 5 261
31 Northern Ireland 1001 -4 206
32 Romania 1000 -4 208
33 Ecuador 999 9 302
34 Uruguay 995 -18 86
35 Republic of Ireland 984 -1 223
36 Nigeria 982 -6 201
37 Saudi Arabia 976 18 399
38 Bosnia-Herzegovina 971 0 234
39 Cameroon 964 -20 93
40 Australia 892 -8 116
41 Poland 891 0 172
42 Korea Republic 863 3 222
43 Finland 851 8 260
44 Honduras 849 -5 123
45 Ukraine 846 -23 14
46 Hungary 816 -2 154
47 Panama 803 13 256
48 Costa Rica 755 -8 34
49 Colombia 754 -6 80
50 Iran 753 3 171
51 Guinea 742 2 160
52 Tunisia 741 0 156
53 Lithuania 737 4 182
54 Latvia 730 7 189
55 Iraq 724 30 316
56 Slovenia 721 7 211
57 Burkina Faso 702 -1 143
58 Norway 697 -12 57
59 Bolivia 688 -1 134
60 Mali 677 -11 68
61 Zambia 674 29 281
62 Bahrain 672 9 196
63 Morocco 667 -13 74
64 Angola 648 23 249
65 Gabon 641 -17 25
66 Venezuela 629 -8 75
67 Uzbekistan 628 9 173
68 Belgium 624 -6 90
69 Togo 620 -4 114
70 Uganda 616 -2 124
71 Syria 611 26 254
72 Sudan 604 12 192
73 Libya 584 9 165
74 Senegal 583 -8 86
75 Jamaica 580 -5 95
76 Trinidad and Tobago 579 -1 123
77 FYR Macedonia 577 -13 70
77 Qatar 577 19 201
79 Rwanda 576 4 159
80 Oman 575 1 152
81 Korea DPR 555 23 221
82 China PR 538 18 186
83 Iceland 525 10 139
84 Benin 517 9 131
85 Belarus 505 -5 74
86 South Africa 503 -9 50
87 Wales 500 -14 32
88 Canada 497 1 103
89 Kenya 492 18 165
90 Algeria 489 -18 14
91 Mozambique 483 -5 82
92 Cyprus 480 -18 20
93 Peru 474 -5 77
94 Austria 471 -16 25
95 El Salvador 470 7 131
95 Gambia 470 -26 -21
97 Albania 461 -6 71
98 Congo 454 -31 -39
99 Malawi 434 13 132
100 Tanzania 421 1 79
101 Namibia 420 20 139
102 United Arab Emirates 416 20 136
103 New Zealand 407 -24 -38
104 Congo DR 406 -9 21
105 Kuwait 405 15 123
106 Moldova 394 -14 7
107 Cuba 388 -9 33
108 Zimbabwe 384 -2 55
109 Guatemala 371 2 68
110 Sierra Leone 367 0 48
111 Georgia 364 -2 42
112 Estonia 362 3 69
113 Haiti 347 6 64
114 Botswana 324 10 56
114 Grenada 324 -6 0
116 Luxembourg 322 10 63
117 Cape Verde Islands 321 -14 -14
118 Fiji 319 -13 -14
119 Barbados 308 4 30
120 Jordan 302 7 47
121 Singapore 300 12 80
122 Ethiopia 296 -23 -57
123 Antigua and Barbuda 290 -8 -3
124 Madagascar 286 10 70
125 Armenia 283 -1 15
126 Kazakhstan 269 10 55
127 Suriname 266 2 13
128 Swaziland 264 8 50
129 Thailand 262 -16 -36
130 Bermuda 258 -16 -38
131 Chad 246 -1 -5
132 Equatorial Guinea 241 -15 -43
133 Burundi 232 -1 8
134 New Caledonia 228 -3 -1
135 Guyana 222 -8 -33
136 Montenegro 218 -19 -66
137 Liberia 205 3 15
138 Nicaragua 195 1 0
139 Indonesia 194 -1 -16
140 Malta 188 11 47
141 Liechtenstein 185 14 51
141 Vanuatu 185 2 9
143 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 170 8 29
144 Netherlands Antilles 167 5 15
144 Niger 167 1 -1
146 Vietnam 162 -12 -54
147 Yemen 155 -1 -12
148 Hong Kong 151 -6 -32
149 Azerbaijan 138 -9 -52
150 Lebanon 137 0 -11
151 St. Kitts and Nevis 135 2 -4
152 Turkmenistan 131 5 7
153 Mauritania 129 3 -1
154 Eritrea 127 6 13
155 Solomon Islands 106 9 6
156 Puerto Rico 101 -3 -38
157 Kyrgyzstan 83 -10 -73
158 Cayman Islands 76 10 0
159 Mauritius 68 13 -1
160 Belize 64 15 4
160 Samoa 64 14 0
162 Faroe Islands 59 4 -37
163 Tajikistan 55 -19 -117
164 Bahamas 53 14 0
165 Turks and Caicos Islands 51 16 0
166 Dominican Republic 47 19 7
167 Lesotho 43 -4 -58
168 Maldives 41 -10 -81
169 Seychelles 40 4 -28
170 Palestine 35 1 -36
171 Djibouti 32 14 -8
171 Pakistan 32 6 -26
171 St. Lucia 32 18 0
171 Tahiti 32 18 0
171 Tonga 32 18 0
176 Bangladesh 28 2 -25
177 Aruba 22 17 0
177 Malaysia 22 -16 -83
179 British Virgin Islands 21 14 -9
180 Andorra 16 15 -2
181 India 13 -34 -143
182 Dominica 12 15 0
183 Guinea-Bissau 11 4 -27
184 Afghanistan 0 0 -41
184 American Samoa 0 18 0
184 Anguilla 0 18 0
184 Bhutan 0 5 -32
184 Brunei Darussalam 0 -2 -47
184 Cambodia 0 -9 -60
184 Central African Republic 0 17 -4
184 Chinese Taipei 0 -4 -52
184 Comoros 0 15 -8
184 Cook Islands 0 18 0
184 Guam 0 4 -34
184 Laos 0 -14 -73
184 Macau 0 11 -18
184 Mongolia 0 -1 -43
184 Montserrat 0 18 0
184 Myanmar 0 -25 -121
184 Nepal 0 -15 -74
184 Papua New Guinea 0 18 0
184 Philippines 0 -22 -103
184 San Marino 0 18 0
184 Somalia 0 -17 -82
184 Sri Lanka 0 -19 -97
184 Timor-Leste 0 14 -9
184 US Virgin Islands 0 15 -8

3 comments:

  1. I just don't see a reason to play friendlies - I mean they can play them but just don't make it official...

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  2. Thanks for this job Edgar.

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