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Friday, June 14, 2013

FIFA Ranking: July 2013 preview (II)

Next update: 21 June 2013.

FIFA will publish the ranking on 4 July.

48 matches left before the deadline.

Most points gained (worst case scenario):

129 - Scotland
126 - Austria
126 - Armenia
107 - Peru
95 - Finland
88 - Malta
87 - Ukraine
83 - Colombia
66 - Slovenia
57 - Cape Verde Islands
Most points dropped (best case scenario):

-143 - Germany
-134 - Ecuador
-124 - Croatia
-118 - Jamaica
-102 - Denmark
-101 - England
-84 - France
-83 - Argentina
-80 - Russia
-67 - Montenegro

Colombia above Argentina - first time since February 1998.

England (at best 11th) will be out of the top 10 for the first time since October 2008.

Greece will overtake England for the first time since June 2008.
Belgium will overtake them for the first time since June 1995 - when England were playing only friendlies as hosts of EURO 1996.
Bosnia-Herzegovina will overtake them for the first time ever.

Scotland will climb at least 22 places - best ever climb, improving on the 18 spots climbed in July 2006.

Austria (at least 19 places up) and South Sudan (2 places up) will equal their best ever climb. Austria climbed 19 places in July 2006, while South Sudan climbed 2 spots in September 2012.

At least four teams will improve their best ever ranking: 

Belgium (at least 11 - 12 in June 2013)
Bosnia-Herzegovina (at least 14 - 15 in June 2013)
Peru (at least 21 - 25 in July 2011)
Guam (at least 177 - 178 in October 2012)

At least one team will return to its best ever ranking:

Timor-Leste (182 - 182 in December 2012)

At least four teams will drop to new lows:

Fiji (191 - 182 in June 2013)
Cambodia (198 - 192 in July 2012)
Seychelles (200 - 199 in July 2011)
Cook Islands (204 - 202 in April 2009)

June 2013 rank - Country - June 2013 points - Minimum points - Maximum points


1 Spain 1614 1278 1670
2 Germany 1416 1273 1273
3 Argentina 1287 1182 1204
4 Croatia 1222 1098 1098
5 Netherlands 1158 1180 1180
6 Portugal 1137 1099 1099
7 Colombia 1123 1206 1206
8 Italy 1097 905 1339
9 England 1095 994 994
10 Ecuador 1066 932 932
11 Russia 1059 979 979
12 Belgium 1035 1079 1079
13 Côte d'Ivoire 1022 890 965
14 Switzerland 1010 987 987
15 Bosnia-Herzegovina 1008 995 995
16 Greece 1006 1038 1038
17 Mexico 928 802 1172
18 France 922 838 838
19 Uruguay 913 888 1313
20 Denmark 890 788 788
21 Ghana 887 786 831
22 Brazil 872 715 1100
23 Mali 869 758 808
24 Czech Republic 853 797 797
25 Chile 841 872 872
25 Montenegro 841 774 774
27 Sweden 830 765 765
28 USA 798 800 865
29 Norway 794 801 801
30 Peru 791 898 898
31 Nigeria 785 685 1015
32 Japan 765 689 1118
33 Hungary 759 749 749
34 Romania 750 732 732
35 Algeria 737 667 726
36 Serbia 723 661 661
37 Venezuela 712 704 704
38 Albania 690 689 689
39 Ukraine 687 774 774
40 Korea Republic 666 642 737
41 Republic of Ireland 659 639 639
42 Tunisia 652 607 666
43 Panama 649 601 657
44 Paraguay 640 622 622
45 Wales 638 630 630
46 Bulgaria 628 596 596
47 Australia 619 624 671
48 Costa Rica 617 630 688
49 Jamaica 602 484 484
49 Zambia 602 544 574
51 Burkina Faso 594 607 656
52 Honduras 582 561 636
53 Bolivia 578 528 528
54 Turkey 573 573 573
55 Slovenia 568 634 634
56 Slovakia 565 542 542
57 New Zealand 551 582 582
58 Uzbekistan 550 516 563
59 Central African Republic 543 398 492
60 South Africa 542 558 599
61 Iceland 541 499 499
62 Israel 540 540 540
63 Haiti 538 522 522
64 Equatorial Guinea 523 464 668
65 Cameroon 517 488 575
65 Poland 517 493 493
67 Belarus 506 482 482
67 Iran 506 527 596
69 Libya 498 417 541
70 Sierra Leone 497 443 561
71 Egypt 491 486 543
72 Cape Verde Islands 486 543 620
73 Togo 483 511 576
74 Scotland 481 610 610
75 Jordan 472 451 489
76 Austria 469 595 595
77 Morocco 463 443 470
78 FYR Macedonia 460 395 395
79 Congo DR 454 402 499
80 Congo 452 396 556
81 Trinidad and Tobago 447 419 419
82 Gabon 444 392 459
83 Canada 443 413 413
84 Finland 442 537 537
85 Guinea 438 466 545
86 El Salvador 429 382 382
87 United Arab Emirates 424 432 432
88 Guatemala 410 388 423
89 Armenia 408 534 534
89 Estonia 408 423 423
91 Angola 406 357 443
91 Cuba 406 458 458
93 Uganda 401 416 466
94 Dominican Republic 396 396 396
95 China PR 393 339 354
96 Georgia 391 369 369
97 New Caledonia 371 377 377
98 Iraq 370 335 377
99 Senegal 366 368 497
100 Liberia 356 324 384
101 Oman 351 361 395
102 Zimbabwe 350 304 387
103 Mozambique 349 326 430
104 Qatar 338 306 357
105 Lithuania 330 321 321
106 Ethiopia 328 325 381
107 Niger 325 313 389
108 Saudi Arabia 323 315 315
109 Malawi 317 312 312
109 Tanzania 317 271 371
111 Kuwait 315 309 309
112 Tajikistan 312 314 314
113 Suriname 311 311 311
114 Korea DPR 309 306 306
115 Benin 308 225 454
116 Northern Ireland 304 307 307
117 Bahrain 292 286 286
118 Azerbaijan 291 298 298
119 Latvia 287 280 280
120 Namibia 281 252 252
121 Antigua and Barbuda 280 265 265
122 Cyprus 269 256 256
123 Kenya 268 264 264
124 Grenada 266 264 264
125 Burundi 256 273 273
126 Guyana 249 250 250
127 Botswana 245 225 301
128 Puerto Rico 241 241 241
129 Belize 239 242 242
130 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 238 238 238
131 Lebanon 233 246 246
132 Turkmenistan 232 232 232
133 Vietnam 231 182 182
134 Moldova 230 240 256
135 Rwanda 224 233 351
135 Sudan 224 203 292
137 St. Kitts and Nevis 218 218 218
138 Syria 215 205 205
138 Tahiti 215 147 843
140 Afghanistan 210 214 214
140 St. Lucia 210 210 210
142 Thailand 209 202 223
143 Kyrgyzstan 206 227 264
144 Philippines 203 203 203
145 Luxembourg 186 210 210
146 Kazakhstan 180 172 172
147 Hong Kong 178 173 173
147 India 178 178 178
149 Barbados 175 175 175
150 Aruba 163 163 163
151 Palestine 162 167 167
152 Bangladesh 161 166 166
153 Lesotho 156 133 277
154 Chad 152 134 134
155 Myanmar 149 129 129
156 Malta 148 236 236
157 Maldives 146 147 147
158 Liechtenstein 145 173 173
159 Malaysia 144 136 136
159 Sao Tome e Principe 144 120 120
161 Bermuda 139 139 139
162 Faroe Islands 138 81 81
162 Gambia 138 126 285
162 Nicaragua 138 138 216
165 Singapore 134 146 146
166 Solomon Islands 130 132 132
167 Dominica 124 124 124
168 Laos 118 87 87
168 Pakistan 118 114 114
170 Indonesia 116 112 112
171 Nepal 108 106 106
172 Sri Lanka 99 95 95
173 Yemen 96 96 96
174 Mauritania 94 94 94
175 Chinese Taipei 90 77 77
176 Bahamas 66 53 53
176 Montserrat 66 66 66
178 Curacao 65 65 65
178 Guam 65 70 70
178 Swaziland 65 60 153
181 Guinea-Bissau 62 58 58
182 Fiji 61 41 41
182 Mongolia 61 49 49
184 Madagascar 55 51 51
185 Brunei Darussalam 52 52 52
185 Mauritius 52 52 52
185 Timor-Leste 52 52 52
188 Samoa 46 46 46
189 Cambodia 45 20 20
190 Tonga 44 43 43
191 Vanuatu 43 43 43
192 Comoros 41 41 41
193 US Virgin Islands 39 46 46
194 Papua New Guinea 38 23 23
195 British Virgin Islands 34 34 34
196 Cayman Islands 33 33 33
197 American Samoa 30 30 30
198 Eritrea 24 24 24
199 Seychelles 22 19 19
200 South Sudan 20 20 20
201 Cook Islands 16 9 9
202 Macau 14 12 12
202 Somalia 14 14 14
204 Djibouti 11 11 11
205 Andorra 8 8 8
206 Anguilla 4 3 3
207 Bhutan 0 0 0
207 San Marino 0 0 0
207 Turks and Caicos Islands 0 0 0

6 comments:

  1. Thanks Edgar, but just a correction: this is actually a probable ranking table and not a preview. Minimum and maximum points per team are not matching.

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    1. I pasted the probable ranking table :)

      Fixed now. Thanks!

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  2. Hi Edgar.

    Algeria withdrew from the African Cup of local players (CHAN) and will not going to play the game in Algiers on June 23rd and the second leg in Tripoli on July 5th. This seems to be due to security concerns in Libya and possible tension in Tripoli but the Algerian Federation (FAF) argued that to possible move to key players of the local national teams to a number of clubs in Europe and a number of injuries for their teammates.

    Both games are considered by Fifa as friendlies, the first game will be affecting the ranking in July while the second will affect the ranking in August.

    African teams start thinking about improving their FIFA ranking for September before the draw planned on September 16th. The top 5 ranked teams in September will avoid facing each other.

    It would be excellent to make a predicted ranking for all African teams likely to qualify for the third stage of WCQs with the games played so far (excluding any games played in August and September).

    How the two teams get affected by the removal of the two games.

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    1. The first column is the June ranking.

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