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Friday, August 28, 2015

FIFA Ranking: September 2015 final preview

FIFA will publish the ranking on 3 September.

Top 69 already set.

8 matches left, all friendlies (deadline for matches being Sunday).


This is how the points and ranks could change for these 16 teams:

Team - Minimum points - Maximum points - Worst rank - Best rank

United Arab Emirates 470 477 72 71
Burkina Faso 462 480 74 70
Rwanda 375 426 89 78
Qatar 341 347 95 94
Oman 322 329 102 100
Niger 315 348 103 94
Ethiopia 313 338 103 96
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 264 276 118 114
Barbados 180 198 146 139
Singapore 159 175 158 149
Myanmar 136 160 162 155
Malaysia 112 120 170 166
Bangladesh 90 106 175 170
Yemen 90 113 175 169
Laos 82 92 176 173
Cambodia 66 74 180 178

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

Best movers:

17 - Fiji
8 - Guatemala
7 - Georgia

Worst movers:

-7 - Seychelles
-6 - Cape Verde Islands, Congo DR
-5 - Belize

Best movers in the top 50:

3 - Denmark, Egypt
2 - Chile, Ecuador

Worst movers in the top 50:

-6 - Cape Verde Islands
-3 - Albania
-2 - England, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Venezuela

Two teams will improve their best ever ranking:

Austria (13 - 14 in August 2015)
Congo (42 - 43 in August 2015)

One will return to its best ever ranking:

Iceland (23 - 23 in July 2015)

One will drop to new lows:

Papua New Guinea (205 - 203 in June 2011)

September 2015 rank - Team - September 2015 points - +/- Ranking - +/- Points


1 Argentina 1442 0 17
2 Belgium 1269 0 25
3 Germany 1248 0 22
4 Colombia 1224 0 6
5 Brazil 1209 0 23
6 Portugal 1186 0 9
7 Romania 1176 0 10
8 Chile 1149 2 25
9 Wales 1146 0 -9
10 England 1143 -2 -14
11 Spain 1122 0 12
12 Netherlands 1054 0 22
13 Austria 1038 1 22
14 Croatia 1037 -1 14
15 Slovakia 1013 -1 -3
16 Italy 1012 0 11
17 Switzerland 1011 0 14
18 Uruguay 1002 0 14
19 Algeria 955 0 14
20 Czech Republic 940 0 7
21 Côte d'Ivoire 924 0 12
22 Denmark 901 3 25
23 Iceland 894 1 17
24 France 893 -1 11
25 Albania 878 -3 -10
26 Mexico 848 0 10
27 Ghana 827 0 0
28 USA 823 1 7
29 Ukraine 812 1 21
30 Bosnia-Herzegovina 811 -2 -8
31 Scotland 789 1 15
32 Russia 780 -1 -2
33 Tunisia 774 1 6
34 Ecuador 764 2 6
34 Poland 764 -1 -5
36 Sweden 756 1 4
37 Hungary 740 -2 -23
38 Senegal 734 1 12
39 Costa Rica 731 -1 3
40 Iran 716 1 -2
41 Northern Ireland 687 -1 -34
42 Cameroon 671 0 4
42 Congo 671 1 5
44 Greece 657 0 -4
45 Slovenia 653 1 27
46 Israel 635 1 15
46 Turkey 635 -1 8
48 Peru 628 1 16
49 Egypt 619 3 13
50 Venezuela 613 -2 -4
51 Republic of Ireland 605 -1 -3
52 Jamaica 602 3 6
53 Nigeria 599 0 -2
54 Trinidad and Tobago 594 2 -1
55 Paraguay 592 3 4
56 Cape Verde Islands 589 -6 -19
57 Korea Republic 574 -3 -25
58 Japan 570 -2 -25
59 Panama 551 6 23
60 Mali 550 3 5
61 Australia 548 0 -3
62 Equatorial Guinea 546 0 0
63 Gabon 535 1 -9
63 Guinea 535 -3 -17
65 Congo DR 529 -6 -26
66 Serbia 528 0 5
67 Bolivia 521 0 6
68 Bulgaria 503 1 14
69 Norway 496 -1 1
70 Uganda 478 4 15
71 United Arab Emirates 470 -1 -14
72 South Africa 469 0 -9
73 Zambia 464 0 -1
74 Burkina Faso 462 -3 -20
75 Faroe Islands 459 0 3
76 Uzbekistan 453 0 1
77 Montenegro 430 0 7
78 Togo 418 2 3
79 Estonia 405 -1 -15
80 Honduras 404 1 -5
81 Iraq 399 4 13
82 Armenia 394 6 21
83 China PR 393 -4 -23
84 Morocco 391 -2 0
85 Cyprus 386 -3 -5
86 Haiti 385 -2 -2
87 Angola 381 2 10
88 Sudan 377 -1 2
89 Rwanda 375 2 6
90 Latvia 366 -4 -11
91 Jordan 356 1 -1
92 Finland 351 -3 -20
93 Saudi Arabia 350 0 -1
94 Qatar 341 1 -3
95 Mozambique 340 2 1
96 Malawi 336 2 1
97 Belarus 335 -1 -6
98 Guatemala 333 10 34
98 Libya 333 -4 -12
100 Oman 322 -1 -8
101 Canada 319 0 -4
102 Niger 315 0 3
103 Ethiopia 313 -4 -17
104 FYR Macedonia 305 -1 -6
105 Antigua and Barbuda 304 0 1
105 Sierra Leone 304 -1 0
107 El Salvador 300 3 11
108 Zimbabwe 298 0 -1
109 Lithuania 294 -2 -7
110 Azerbaijan 291 -4 -11
111 Namibia 284 0 0
112 Bahrain 281 0 -1
113 Cuba 280 6 26
114 Mauritania 273 -1 0
115 Benin 269 -1 0
116 Kenya 268 0 2
117 Botswana 266 4 13
118 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 264 -3 -4
119 Palestine 256 -1 1
119 St. Kitts and Nevis 256 0 2
121 Madagascar 251 1 0
121 Syria 251 -4 -8
123 Dominican Republic 248 6 24
124 Moldova 245 3 9
125 Philippines 241 0 2
126 Korea DPR 237 -2 -3
127 Kuwait 235 -1 -2
128 Belize 227 -5 -15
128 Lesotho 227 0 -2
130 Afghanistan 226 4 14
131 St. Lucia 222 0 2
132 Bermuda 220 3 11
133 Lebanon 219 -3 -4
134 Burundi 218 -2 0
135 Swaziland 213 -3 -5
136 New Zealand 209 -1 0
137 Aruba 201 0 0
137 Thailand 201 2 4
139 Nicaragua 198 5 10
140 Tanzania 195 0 1
141 Luxembourg 194 4 7
142 Guinea-Bissau 191 0 0
143 Gambia 189 -1 -2
144 Kazakhstan 184 -3 -9
145 Guam 182 1 -3
146 Barbados 180 -8 -18
146 Georgia 180 8 15
148 Curaçao 178 0 5
149 Turkmenistan 172 0 0
150 Liechtenstein 171 -3 -11
151 Hong Kong 169 0 1
152 Puerto Rico 166 -2 -3
152 Vietnam 166 1 0
154 Guyana 165 -2 -2
155 India 160 1 0
155 Kyrgyzstan 160 1 0
157 Singapore 159 -2 -3
158 Grenada 155 2 2
158 Tajikistan 155 0 -4
160 Liberia 154 1 4
160 Malta 154 -1 -3
162 Myanmar 136 0 -6
163 Timor-Leste 130 0 0
164 Bhutan 128 0 0
165 Indonesia 121 0 -3
166 New Caledonia 120 1 2
166 Suriname 120 -1 -4
168 Central African Republic 118 1 7
169 Malaysia 112 -1 -4
170 Pakistan 105 1 4
171 Chad 100 1 0
172 Dominica 98 1 0
173 Bangladesh 90 -3 -12
173 Yemen 90 1 -6
175 US Virgin Islands 88 1 0
176 Laos 82 1 -4
176 Maldives 82 -1 -8
178 Montserrat 74 0 0
179 Chinese Taipei 72 0 0
180 Cambodia 66 0 0
181 Fiji 64 17 47
182 Brunei Darussalam 61 1 0
182 Tahiti 61 4 11
184 Sri Lanka 59 -2 -3
185 Mauritius 56 -4 -7
185 Nepal 56 -1 -1
187 Cayman Islands 49 2 1
187 Macau 49 1 0
187 Solomon Islands 49 4 2
190 Comoros 48 -4 -2
190 São Tomé e Príncipe 48 -1 0
192 Seychelles 43 -7 -13
193 San Marino 40 -1 0
194 Turks and Caicos Islands 33 -1 0
195 British Virgin Islands 27 -1 0
196 Samoa 25 1 6
197 Vanuatu 23 -1 3
198 South Sudan 22 -3 0
199 American Samoa 17 1 5
199 Tonga 17 -1 0
201 Eritrea 8 2 0
202 Andorra 6 -1 -3
202 Mongolia 6 2 0
202 Somalia 6 2 0
205 Cook Islands 4 1 0
205 Djibouti 4 1 0
205 Papua New Guinea 4 -4 -5
208 Anguilla 0 0 0
208 Bahamas 0 0 0
 

11 comments:

  1. At this rate, by October our football team will be ranked higher than our rugby team!

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  2. Bangladesh drew against Malaysia last night. So Bangladesh’s point?

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  3. Ghana beats Congo friendly in 1st september 3-2 ,, why this result is not included in the new ranking?

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    1. Hossam, deadline for the September ranking was August 31st. This match will count for the October ranking

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    2. sorry, I meant August 30th.

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  5. Egypt will play friendly against Cape Verde & Australia in next Octobre,, provided 2 wins and 2 wins against Sieraleone in 2018 WC qualifiers in Novembre,, how many points will Egypt had in Decembre ranking and its position in CAF ranking??

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    1. Hossam, Egypt will have 682 points and be CAF 7th in December with these 4 wins. Btw FIFA mentions only a Korea Republic friendly for Egypt in October...

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  6. Sadly you are getting a bit slow at updating these - even the BBC are now beating you! They have just released the October ranking.

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    1. I'm not getting slower. See question 10. They are getting faster. :)

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