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Friday, November 21, 2014

FIFA Ranking: November 2014 final preview

FIFA will publish the ranking on 27 November.

6 matches left - all friendlies as far as FIFA is concerned. The semifinals of the Gulf Cup and the first round of group stage matches of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

These matches won't affect the top 80.


This is how the points and rankings could change for these 12 teams:

Team - Minimum points - Maximum points - Minimum rank - Maximum rank


United Arab Emirates 385 405 85 81
Oman 351 371 96 89
Qatar 319 338 104 98
Saudi Arabia 286 314 111 106
Philippines 223 231 129 128
Vietnam 199 220 140 130
Myanmar 198 210 140 138
Thailand 161 182 150 144
Malaysia 131 148 158 151
Singapore 123 136 158 155
Laos 120 141 158 155
Indonesia 120 139 158 155

In the table below, I've used the minimum points for these 12 teams.

Best movers:

82 - Faroe Islands
42 - Jamaica
38 - Cuba

Faroe Islands' jump is the 2nd best ever, after Slovakia's 92 places jump in February 1994.

Faroe Islands, Jamaica and San Marino will register their best ever moves.

Worst movers:

-22 - Egypt and Iraq
-21 - Bahrain
-18 - Guyana

Best movers in the top 50:

17 - Guinea
13 - Israel
9 - Tunisia and Mali

Worst movers in the top 50:

-22 - Egypt
-9 - Slovenia
-7 - Greece and Ukraine

Three teams return to their worst ever ranking:

Sweden (43 - 43 in February 2010)
Solomon Islands (184 - 184 in April 2012)
Cook Islands (206 - 206 in July 2014)

Seven teams drop to new lows:

Korea Republic (69 - 66 in October 2014)
Australia (101 - 94 in October 2014)
India (170 - 169 in September 2012)
Cayman Islands (204 - 201 in October 2014)
Somalia (206 - 204 in November 2013)
Anguilla (208 - 207 in July 2014)
Bhutan (209 - 208 in July 2014)


Some teams will reach their best ranking in the last couple of years:



Faroe Islands (105 - 104 in July 1999) - 15 years and 4 months
Austria (23 - 20 in August 1999) - 15 years and 3 months
Congo DR (55 - 54 in January 2004) - 10 years and 10 months
Tunisia (22 - 21 in May 2006) - 8 years and 6 months
San Marino (180 - 161 in May 2006) - 8 years and 6 months
Senegal (35 - 34 in October 2007) - 7 years and 1 month
Romania (15 - 13 in September 2008) - 6 years and 2 months
Guinea (38 - 38 in January 2009) - 5 years and 10 months
Rwanda (at least 91 - 84 in May 2009) - 5 years and 6 months
Poland (40 - 36 in September 2009) - 5 years and 2 months
Czech Republic (17 - 15 in October 2009) - 5 years and 1 month

Others will drop to their worst ever ranking in the last couple of years:

Georgia (126 - 126 in June 1994) - 20 years and 5 months
Japan (53 - 57 in June 2000) - 14 years and 5 months
Bahrain (125 - 129 in February 2001) - 13 years and 9 months
Mongolia (194 - 196 in February 2001) - 13 years and 9 months
Suriname (164 - 168 in April 2001) - 13 years and 7 months
Venezuela (at most 89 - 89 in October 2001) - 13 years and 1 month
Guyana (170 - 182 in September 2005) - 9 years and 2 months
Greece (25 - 32 in August 2006) - 8 years and 3 months
Russia (31 - 33 in October 2006) - 8 years and 1 month
New Zealand (at most 133 - 156 in September 2007) - 7 years and 2 months
Grenada (at most 152 - 157 in March 2008) - 6 years and 8 months
Azerbaijan (at most 135 - 139 in September 2009) - 5 years and 2 months

Many "first time ever"'s this month:

Afghanistan will be ranked above Azerbaijan for the first time ever.
Aruba will be ranked above New Zealand for the first time ever.
Congo DR will be ranked above Bulgaria and Egypt for the first time ever.
Faroe Islands will be ranked above Canada, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia for the first time ever.
Guam will be ranked above India for the first time ever.
Guinea and Senegal will be ranked above Sweden for the first time ever.
Haiti above Korea Republic and Paraguay for the first time ever.
Malawi, Mozambique and Rwanda above Australia for the first time ever.

November 2014 rank - Team - November 2014 points - +/- Ranking - +/- Points


1 Germany 1725 0 56
2 Argentina 1538 0 -27
3 Colombia 1450 0 30
4 Belgium 1417 0 29
5 Netherlands 1374 0 -1
6 Brazil 1316 0 9
7 France 1160 0 -31
7 Portugal 1160 2 -15
9 Spain 1142 1 23
10 Uruguay 1135 -2 -49
11 Italy 1103 0 39
12 Switzerland 1091 0 28
13 England 1032 7 113
14 Chile 1022 -1 -38
15 Romania 1014 6 138
16 Costa Rica 995 0 21
17 Czech Republic 987 5 117
18 Algeria 948 -3 -41
19 Croatia 946 -5 -56
20 Mexico 913 -3 -41
21 Slovakia 891 3 30
22 Tunisia 867 9 87
23 Austria 863 6 53
24 Côte d'Ivoire 861 1 19
25 Greece 856 -7 -90
26 Ukraine 854 -7 -66
27 Ecuador 852 0 26
28 USA 836 -5 -26
29 Bosnia-Herzegovina 808 -3 -29
30 Denmark 804 2 41
31 Russia 789 -1 -3
32 Israel 788 13 173
33 Iceland 761 -5 -55
34 Wales 748 0 33
35 Senegal 734 6 99
36 Scotland 729 1 55
37 Ghana 714 -2 29
38 Guinea 698 17 146
39 Cape Verde Islands 693 -6 -23
40 Poland 684 4 63
41 Cameroon 664 -1 27
42 Nigeria 656 0 24
43 Sweden 646 -4 0
44 Hungary 632 6 71
45 Slovenia 622 -9 -61
46 Serbia 617 0 3
47 Northern Ireland 615 -4 -10
48 Turkey 604 -2 -10
49 Mali 603 9 70
50 Albania 577 -2 -27
51 South Africa 568 6 26
52 Peru 565 2 7
53 Japan 563 -1 4
54 Trinidad and Tobago 553 -5 -45
55 Congo DR 548 5 27
56 Iran 547 -5 -13
56 Panama 547 0 1
58 Montenegro 537 6 33
59 Congo 529 3 17
60 Egypt 527 -22 -131
61 Republic of Ireland 519 0 0
62 Togo 516 -10 -43
62 Zambia 516 16 98
64 Gabon 511 3 24
65 Burkina Faso 510 6 41
66 Bulgaria 506 -7 -26
67 Norway 500 1 19
68 Haiti 491 25 131
69 Korea Republic 481 -3 -15
70 Finland 468 -7 -42
71 Jamaica 467 42 183
72 Honduras 461 -3 -19
73 Guatemala 458 -1 -8
74 Cuba 452 38 166
75 Uzbekistan 448 -10 -50
76 Paraguay 438 0 15
77 Libya 437 -4 -3
78 Armenia 436 -3 4
79 Uganda 425 5 36
80 Antigua and Barbuda 409 -10 -69
81 Angola 394 6 21
82 Morocco 393 6 24
83 Estonia 390 5 21
84 Sierra Leone 387 -7 -34
85 United Arab Emirates 385 -6 -28
86 Jordan 382 -12 -52
87 Bolivia 375 16 65
88 Cyprus 372 8 24
89 Venezuela 369 -4 -19
90 Rwanda 367 5 11
91 Benin 361 -5 -14
91 Dominican Republic 361 -11 -44
93 El Salvador 358 -11 -34
94 Malawi 357 15 65
95 Lithuania 355 -3 -9
96 Oman 351 -13 -40
97 Latvia 339 2 -1
98 China PR 336 -10 -33
99 Mozambique 334 -2 -7
100 Belarus 331 6 30
101 Australia 327 -7 -32
102 FYR Macedonia 324 -3 -16
103 Iraq 321 -22 -72
104 Qatar 319 -16 -50
105 Faroe Islands 317 82 275
106 Zimbabwe 314 -5 -16
107 Botswana 309 -5 -14
108 Namibia 295 5 11
109 Canada 287 13 36
109 Ethiopia 287 2 -2
111 Saudi Arabia 286 -14 -55
112 Tanzania 285 -2 -6
113 Palestine 276 -5 -21
114 Kenya 271 2 -2
115 Sudan 265 -8 -33
116 Niger 261 5 3
117 St. Kitts and Nevis 258 -2 -21
118 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 256 -13 -46
119 Equatorial Guinea 251 6 13
120 Moldova 250 -1 -12
121 Liberia 249 2 0
122 Lesotho 247 -4 -19
123 Kuwait 246 -3 -15
124 Burundi 245 4 13
125 Bahrain 243 -21 -65
126 Georgia 239 -9 -32
127 Lebanon 238 -3 -8
128 Luxembourg 230 -2 -3
129 Philippines 223 0 -6
130 Liechtenstein 219 25 83
131 Aruba 218 1 0
131 Guinea-Bissau 218 -1 -8
133 Afghanistan 216 1 2
133 New Zealand 216 -2 -9
135 Azerbaijan 215 -9 -18
135 Tajikistan 215 -1 1
137 Korea DPR 211 11 43
138 Kazakhstan 205 -6 -13
139 Vietnam 199 -3 -9
140 Myanmar 198 -3 -9
141 Mauritania 195 -1 0
142 Maldives 184 0 1
143 Barbados 183 3 11
144 St. Lucia 179 -6 -18
145 Central African Republic 178 -1 0
146 Chad 172 -5 -22
147 Madagascar 166 -4 -14
147 Malta 166 10 37
147 Turkmenistan 166 -9 -31
150 Thailand 161 15 59
151 Syria 148 0 -6
152 Grenada 147 -7 -29
153 Kyrgyzstan 146 -3 -12
154 New Caledonia 142 -1 0
155 Malaysia 131 1 -3
156 Singapore 123 5 8
157 Hong Kong 120 6 11
157 Indonesia 120 0 -9
157 Laos 120 -3 -21
160 Puerto Rico 119 -1 0
161 Swaziland 113 3 10
162 Bangladesh 111 14 43
162 Curaçao 111 -15 -60
164 Suriname 109 -15 -58
165 Guam 105 -3 -6
166 Tahiti 100 0 0
167 Gambia 90 1 0
168 Montserrat 86 2 0
169 Sri Lanka 85 5 9
170 Guyana 84 -18 -64
170 India 84 -11 -35
170 Sao Tome e Principe 84 5 12
173 Comoros 77 -1 -3
174 Nicaragua 75 -6 -15
174 Seychelles 75 -3 -6
174 Yemen 75 4 13
177 Belize 74 -10 -25
178 Turks and Caicos Islands 66 -1 0
179 Nepal 58 0 -3
180 Bermuda 55 -8 -25
180 Cambodia 55 5 9
180 San Marino 55 28 55
183 Pakistan 54 -1 3
184 Solomon Islands 53 -4 0
185 Timor-Leste 51 -3 0
186 Macau 49 -2 0
187 Dominica 48 -7 -5
188 Chinese Taipei 47 0 8
189 South Sudan 43 -3 0
190 Vanuatu 33 0 0
191 Mauritius 32 0 0
192 Fiji 30 0 0
192 Samoa 30 -3 -7
194 Mongolia 29 -1 0
195 Bahamas 26 -1 0
196 Tonga 17 -2 -9
197 US Virgin Islands 16 0 -4
198 Brunei Darussalam 15 0 0
199 Papua New Guinea 13 0 0
200 American Samoa 12 -6 -14
201 Andorra 9 1 0
202 British Virgin Islands 8 1 0
202 Eritrea 8 -2 -3
204 Cayman Islands 5 -3 -5
204 Djibouti 5 1 -1
206 Cook Islands 4 -1 -2
206 Somalia 4 -3 -4
208 Anguilla 2 -1 0
209 Bhutan 0 -1 0

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