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Friday, August 12, 2011

FIFA Ranking: August 2011 final preview

FIFA will publish the ranking on August 24.

Only 5 matches left before the deadline for matches - all friendlies.

14/Aug Liberia - Sierra Leone
16/Aug Fiji - Samoa
17/Aug Oman - Kuwait
17/Aug Barbados - India
18/Aug Fiji - Samoa

This is how the totals can change for these 8 teams.

Kuwait (L: 333, D: 336, W: 341)
Oman (L: 303, D: 307, W: 317)
Sierra Leone (L: 302, D: 313, W: 334)
Liberia (L: 226, D: 239, W: 265)
Barbados (L: 148, D: 152, W: 161)
Fiji (LL: 129, LD: 137, DD: 146, LW: 154, DW: 163, WW: 180
India (L: 109, D: 111, W: 116)
Samoa (LL: 26, LD: 34, DD: 43, LW: 51, DW: 60, WW: 77)

The values displayed in the table below are the lowest possible.

Biggest change is at the top - we have a new leader - the Netherlands replace Spain.

Brazil drop to 6th and are replaced by 5th placed Uruguay as the top team in CONMEBOL.

Best movers:

18 - Seychelles
15 - Vietnam
12 - Zimbabwe

Worst movers:

-14 - Central African Republic and Sierra Leone
-10 - Tajikistan
-9 - Curacao

Sierra Leone can avoid this by not losing against Liberia.

Best movers in the top 50:

6 - Algeria
5 - Russia and Nigeria
3 - Slovakia

Worst movers in the top 50:

-5 - Korea Republic
-4 - Czech Republic and Venezuela
-3 - Ukraine, Senegal and Bulgaria

Nigeria overtake Burkina Faso for 4th in Africa.

Uruguay replace Brazil at the top of CONMEBOL. Paraguay replace Peru in the top 5.

Vanuatu replace New Caledonia as 3rd in Oceania.

Netherlands replace Spain as UEFA 1st. Italy replace Portugal as 5th.

Four teams will improve their best ever ranking:

Netherlands (1st - 2nd in November 1993)
Belize (147th - 148th in July 2011)
US Virgin Islands (148th - 149th in July 2011)
Mongolia (161st - 163rd in July 2011)

England will return to their best ever ranking - 4th - first achieved in December 1997.

Three teams will return to their worst ever ranking:

Eritrea (189th - first happened in October 1998)
Samoa (191st - first happened in May 2007)
Brunei Darussalam (199th - first happened in December 2004)

Seven teams will drop to their worst ever ranking:

Wales (117th - 116th in February 2011)
Iceland (123rd - 122nd in June 2011)
Myanmar (168th - 167th in May 2011)
Lesotho (185th - 184th in July 2011)
Bermuda (186th - 185th in December 1998)
Mauritania (190th - 187th in July 2011)
Tonga (194th - 193rd in September 2009)

August 2011 rank - Team - August 2011 points - +/- Ranking - +/- Points 


1 Netherlands 1596 1 54
2 Spain 1563 -1 -25
3 Germany 1330 0 25
4 England 1177 2 31
5 Uruguay 1174 0 18
6 Brazil 1156 -2 -46
7 Italy 1110 1 51
8 Portugal 1060 -1 -16
9 Argentina 1017 1 4
10 Croatia 1009 -1 -24
11 Chile 959 0 -14
12 Norway 943 0 -29
13 Russia 940 5 26
14 Greece 937 -1 -22
15 Côte d'Ivoire 919 -1 -3
16 France 918 -1 -2
17 Japan 913 -1 -5
18 Sweden 889 1 5
19 Montenegro 874 -2 -41
20 Mexico 864 0 -5
21 Denmark 841 0 -16
22 Australia 834 1 3
23 Slovenia 816 -1 -17
24 Turkey 811 0 -9
25 Paraguay 807 1 3
26 Peru 806 -1 1
26 Slovakia 806 3 27
28 USA 792 2 14
29 Serbia 784 -2 -13
30 Switzerland 758 0 -20
31 Republic of Ireland 754 2 2
32 Israel 747 0 -24
33 Korea Republic 741 -5 -40
34 Egypt 738 0 3
35 Colombia 730 0 23
36 Ghana 726 0 30
37 Belgium 675 0 -16
38 Nigeria 659 5 24
39 Bosnia-Herzegovina 656 2 14
40 Burkina Faso 646 -1 -15
41 Belarus 645 1 9
42 Czech Republic 635 -4 -35
43 Jamaica 623 1 -9
44 Venezuela 615 -4 -33
45 Hungary 613 2 10
46 Algeria 612 6 37
47 South Africa 602 2 5
48 Ukraine 598 -3 -22
49 Senegal 591 -3 -28
50 Honduras 589 1 -3
51 Bulgaria 586 -3 -13
52 Cameroon 582 -2 -13
53 Romania 558 0 -13
54 Iran 556 0 -5
55 Scotland 554 6 41
56 Lithuania 552 2 26
57 Albania 546 2 22
58 Northern Ireland 545 4 47
59 Tunisia 543 -4 -10
60 Costa Rica 531 -4 -1
61 Morocco 529 2 35
62 Panama 525 3 38
63 Georgia 522 -6 -8
64 Libya 504 -1 10
65 Poland 498 4 24
66 Ecuador 491 1 13
67 Gabon 482 -7 -35
68 Austria 472 -2 -7
69 Guinea 465 -1 -10
70 China PR 461 3 25
71 Armenia 456 -1 -6
72 Cape Verde Islands 444 10 47
73 Malawi 436 -1 -3
74 Zimbabwe 434 12 54
75 El Salvador 431 3 30
76 Cyprus 427 4 29
77 Zambia 426 -3 -9
78 Botswana 424 -7 -16
79 Finland 416 -4 -3
80 Uganda 411 -4 -6
81 Mali 408 -4 -8
82 Uzbekistan 399 1 11
83 Benin 394 3 14
84 Latvia 388 -1 0
85 Bolivia 380 -5 -18
86 Estonia 374 -7 -25
87 Saudi Arabia 370 5 17
88 Moldova 364 -3 -19
89 Qatar 362 1 -7
90 FYR Macedonia 358 6 20
91 Trinidad and Tobago 355 -3 -24
92 Jordan 346 -1 -15
93 New Zealand 345 1 0
94 Angola 338 6 9
95 Niger 336 3 5
95 Syria 336 9 12
97 Kuwait 333 -2 -6
98 Sudan 329 -1 -4
99 Cuba 327 0 -3
99 Mozambique 327 4 0
101 Bahrain 324 -1 -5
102 Canada 319 3 5
103 Central African Republic 309 -14 -61
104 Antigua and Barbuda 308 2 0
105 Gambia 306 -5 -23
106 Oman 303 1 -3
107 Sierra Leone 302 -14 -46
108 United Arab Emirates 297 1 -3
109 Iraq 291 -1 -12
110 Suriname 285 0 -11
111 Faroe Islands 273 1 0
112 Azerbaijan 272 -1 -10
113 Guatemala 261 2 1
114 Guyana 260 0 -9
115 Haiti 259 2 3
115 Korea DPR 259 0 -1
117 Wales 251 -5 -22
118 Grenada 250 2 3
119 Liechtenstein 248 -1 -5
120 Thailand 244 -1 -7
121 Togo 242 2 4
122 St. Kitts and Nevis 239 0 -4
123 Iceland 232 -2 -12
124 Tanzania 228 3 -2
125 Kazakhstan 227 1 -4
126 Liberia 226 -1 -6
127 Congo DR 222 -4 -16
128 Luxembourg 211 0 -2
129 Singapore 207 2 8
129 Vietnam 207 15 44
131 Indonesia 205 6 22
132 Congo 201 -3 -5
133 Dominican Republic 198 -1 0
133 Kenya 198 -3 -6
133 Yemen 198 2 10
136 Dominica 193 -3 0
137 Rwanda 192 -3 2
138 Nepal 191 -2 7
139 Ethiopia 182 0 12
140 Bangladesh 181 7 33
141 Turkmenistan 179 -3 3
142 Namibia 169 -2 1
143 Puerto Rico 167 -2 0
144 Burundi 164 -1 0
145 Malaysia 157 1 2
146 Barbados 148 -1 -8
147 Belize 146 1 0
148 US Virgin Islands 144 1 0
149 Guinea-Bissau 142 2 0
150 Bahamas 141 2 0
151 Madagascar 140 -2 -4
152 Chad 131 6 4
152 Equatorial Guinea 131 3 0
152 Tajikistan 131 -10 -35
155 Hong Kong 130 -1 -3
156 Fiji 129 0 0
157 Lebanon 116 2 -3
158 Palestine 115 8 19
159 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 112 2 0
160 India 109 -7 -26
161 Maldives 105 -1 -10
161 Mongolia 105 2 0
161 Philippines 105 1 -3
161 Vanuatu 105 8 12
165 New Caledonia 104 -1 0
166 Curacao 103 -9 -25
166 Malta 103 7 20
168 Myanmar 99 -3 0
169 Chinese Taipei 96 -3 0
170 Aruba 92 -2 -3
171 Pakistan 91 0 0
172 Cayman Islands 90 0 0
172 Swaziland 90 -3 -3
174 Sri Lanka 85 2 6
175 Cambodia 82 -1 1
176 Kyrgyzstan 79 3 7
176 Solomon Islands 79 5 9
178 Nicaragua 75 -1 0
179 Afghanistan 70 0 -2
179 Laos 70 -2 -5
181 Comoros 68 -6 -12
181 Seychelles 68 18 61
183 Tahiti 57 -1 0
184 St. Lucia 54 -1 0
185 Lesotho 41 -1 -3
186 Bermuda 40 -1 0
187 British Virgin Islands 38 -1 0
188 Mauritius 33 7 23
189 Eritrea 29 -1 0
190 Mauritania 27 -3 -5
191 Samoa 26 -2 0
192 Macau 25 -2 0
193 Somalia 23 -2 0
194 Tonga 15 -2 0
195 Turks and Caicos Islands 13 -2 0
196 Djibouti 12 -2 0
197 Cook Islands 10 -2 0
197 Guam 10 -2 0
199 Brunei Darussalam 9 -1 0
200 Anguilla 7 -1 0
201 Bhutan 6 0 0
202 Timor-Leste 3 0 0
203 American Samoa 0 0 0
203 Andorra 0 0 0
203 Montserrat 0 0 0
203 San Marino 0 0 0

9 comments:

  1. yeaaaaaahhh!!! Holland Finally at the top...

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  2. Great job for such a small country, well done!

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  3. Actually, Holland has almost twice as much registered football-players than Spain.

    It's an achievement alright, but don't just consider it by the size of a country.

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  4. with Brazil having only friendlies till 2014 good luck staying in top 10

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  5. Yeaaahhh,, The Netherlands on top!

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  6. how come Morocco did not move that much even it did win its friendly much vs Senegal.....Wow Algeria moved 6 places.

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  7. Because of devaluation of older results.

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  8. lol lalgerie na po joué et 27 point apres etre mangé mar le maroc 4/0

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  9. That's because the defeat against Gabon (Aug 2010) is now more than 12 months old.

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