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Friday, March 31, 2017

FIFA Ranking: April 2017 final preview

FIFA will publish the ranking on 6 April.

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Best movers:

33 - FYR Macedonia
31 - India
25 - Yemen

Worst movers:

-39 - Liberia
-27 - São Tomé e Príncipe
-26 - St. Kitts and Nevis

Best movers in the top 50:

11 - Sweden
9 - Northern Ireland
7 - USA, Greece, Japan

Worst movers in the top 50:

-11 - Netherlands
-8 - Romania
-6 - Uruguay, Ukraine

6 teams will improve their best ever ranking:

Poland (11 - 12 in March 2017)
Peru (17 - 18 in February 2017)
Burkina Faso (35 - 36 in March 2017)
Curaçao (70 - 73 in February 2017)
Swaziland (88 - 92 in October 1993)
Papua New Guinea (156 - 159 in October 2016)

Brazil will return to their best ever ranking.

Three teams will return to their worst ever ranking:

Russia (61 - 61 in February 2017)
Grenada (176 - 176 in December 2007)
Liechtenstein (189 - 189 in November 2016)
Somalia (206 - 206 in November 2014)

Ten teams will drop to new lows:

Netherlands (32 - 26 in July 2016)
Denmark (51 - 50 in October 2016)
Norway (86 - 84 in November 2016)
Latvia (124 - 119 in June 2013)
Sudan (154 - 148 in October 2016)
Pakistan (201 - 198 in February 2017)
British Virgin Islands (205 - 204 in July 2016)
Eritrea (206 - 205 in July 2016)
Gibraltar (206 - 205 in September 2016)
Tonga (206 - 205 in July 2016)

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

Syria (80 - 80 in November 1993) - 23 years and 5 months
India (101 - 101 in May 1996) - 20 years and 11 months
Namibia (95 - 93 in June 2001) - 15 years and 10 months
Kenya (78 - 68 in December 2008) - 8 years and 4 months
Brazil (1 - 1 in May 2010) - 6 years and 11 months
Andorra (187 - 184 in October 2008) - 8 years and 6 months
Yemen (123 - 121 in November 2010) - 6 years and 5 months
Egypt (19 - 10 in January 2011) - 6 years and 3 months
Djibouti (194 - 194 in July 2011) - 5 years and 9 months

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

Cuba (163 - 166 in September 1995) - 21 years and 7 months
Côte d'Ivoire (48 - 48 in October 2005) - 11 years and 6 months
Grenada (176 - 176 in January 2008) - 9 years and 3 months
Algeria (54 - 55 in March 2011) - 6 years and 1 month
US Virgin Islands (199 - 200 in May 2011) - 5 years and 11 months
Cape Verde Islands (82 - 91 in September 2011) - 5 years and 7 months
Burundi (141 - 143 in February 2012) - 5 years and 2 months

Netherlands will be ranked below Northern Ireland, Iran and Senegal for the first time ever.
Congo DR will be ranked above Tunisia for the first time ever.
Kenya and Syria will be ranked above Norway for the first time ever.
Mauritania and Namibia will be ranked above Finland for the first time ever.
India will be ranked above Canada, Latvia and Zimbabwe for the first time ever.
Bhutan will be ranked above Kuwait and Myanmar for the first time ever.

April 2017 rank - Team - April 2017 points - +/- Ranking - +/- Points


1 Brazil 1661 1 127
2 Argentina 1603 -1 -41
3 Germany 1464 0 21
4 Chile 1403 0 14
5 Colombia 1348 2 36
6 France 1294 0 -24
7 Belgium 1281 -2 -98
8 Portugal 1259 0 19
9 Switzerland 1212 2 74
10 Spain 1204 0 42
11 Poland 1183 1 62
12 Italy 1165 3 70
13 Wales 1119 -1 -2
14 England 1103 0 -11
15 Uruguay 1097 -6 -103
16 Mexico 1072 1 46
17 Peru 1042 1 77
18 Croatia 1016 -2 -26
19 Egypt 910 1 6
20 Costa Rica 902 -1 -51
21 Iceland 872 2 -3
22 Turkey 863 4 12
23 Slovakia 846 2 -7
23 USA 846 7 28
25 Ecuador 839 -3 -48
26 Northern Ireland 823 9 37
26 Republic of Ireland 823 -2 -37
28 Iran 820 5 26
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 815 0 -11
30 Senegal 805 -2 -26
31 Hungary 801 -4 -33
32 Netherlands 792 -11 -108
33 Cameroon 779 -1 -16
34 Sweden 768 11 86
35 Burkina Faso 765 1 -13
36 Austria 762 -2 -31
37 Ukraine 761 -6 -37
38 Paraguay 738 5 55
39 Greece 730 7 51
40 Nigeria 726 1 41
41 Congo DR 712 -3 -38
42 Tunisia 701 -5 -73
43 Korea Republic 700 -3 9
44 Japan 685 7 54
45 Ghana 682 -2 -1
46 Czech Republic 679 -4 -5
47 Romania 676 -8 -27
48 Côte d'Ivoire 672 -1 9
49 Serbia 671 3 42
50 Australia 661 5 39
51 Denmark 657 -3 -5
52 Saudi Arabia 646 5 36
53 Morocco 633 -4 -28
54 Algeria 628 -4 -17
55 Bulgaria 614 16 125
55 Slovenia 614 3 5
57 Panama 607 -4 -20
58 Venezuela 595 1 -6
59 Scotland 589 8 65
60 Uzbekistan 586 3 25
61 Russia 561 -1 -30
62 Montenegro 560 2 14
63 Israel 557 -7 -60
64 South Africa 539 -2 -28
65 Haiti 537 4 19
66 Albania 533 -12 -90
67 Armenia 527 18 113
68 Honduras 524 -3 -14
69 Mali 504 -8 -82
70 Curaçao 492 4 25
71 Guinea 474 -1 -27
72 Uganda 463 2 -4
73 Jamaica 458 3 -7
74 Bolivia 453 23 99
74 United Arab Emirates 453 -6 -68
76 Trinidad and Tobago 446 7 25
77 Faroe Islands 431 5 9
78 Belarus 428 -6 -44
78 Kenya 428 10 36
80 Syria 426 15 71
81 China PR 425 5 18
82 Cape Verde Islands 418 -5 -42
83 Benin 396 -17 -135
84 Congo 392 -6 -63
84 Gabon 392 3 -7
86 Norway 387 -5 -41
87 Azerbaijan 386 2 6
88 Swaziland 378 10 27
89 Zambia 370 1 0
90 Qatar 369 -6 -46
91 Mauritania 366 15 35
92 Libya 361 0 -5
93 Guatemala 352 -14 -93
94 Antigua and Barbuda 349 -4 -21
95 Guinea-Bissau 346 -15 -88
95 Namibia 346 4 4
97 Cyprus 343 17 42
98 Finland 335 1 -7
99 St. Kitts and Nevis 334 -26 -135
100 Malawi 333 3 -3
101 Estonia 331 18 40
101 India 331 31 98
101 Lithuania 331 6 5
101 Nicaragua 331 17 39
105 Kazakhstan 325 -11 -32
106 Mozambique 323 -1 -11
106 Zimbabwe 323 3 0
108 Togo 320 -7 -19
109 El Salvador 317 3 11
110 Canada 312 7 19
111 Jordan 311 4 11
112 New Zealand 301 0 -5
113 Sierra Leone 300 -18 -55
114 Oman 290 8 16
115 Korea DPR 289 6 7
116 Equatorial Guinea 287 -6 -35
117 Rwanda 285 -24 -79
118 Suriname 284 2 0
119 Iraq 278 3 4
120 Botswana 276 -4 -22
120 Madagascar 276 17 56
122 Georgia 274 4 13
123 Yemen 266 25 80
124 Ethiopia 265 -20 -70
124 Latvia 265 -13 -47
124 Palestine 265 10 36
127 Philippines 251 -3 -20
128 Kyrgyzstan 249 -3 -16
129 Thailand 245 -2 -9
130 Central African Republic 239 -22 -86
131 Niger 235 -2 -7
132 Bahrain 232 -5 -22
133 FYR Macedonia 225 33 95
134 Puerto Rico 221 11 27
135 Tanzania 218 22 61
136 Vietnam 217 0 -5
137 Lebanon 216 18 44
138 Tajikistan 203 -5 -28
139 Guyana 194 -8 -42
140 Turkmenistan 193 4 -7
141 Burundi 192 -2 -23
141 Liberia 192 -39 -146
143 Comoros 190 -1 -12
144 Angola 189 3 2
145 Belize 188 7 12
146 Luxembourg 185 -11 -42
147 Dominican Republic 184 -18 -58
148 Lesotho 181 -7 -24
149 Chad 179 1 0
149 Hong Kong 179 -7 -23
151 Maldives 175 -11 -31
152 Tahiti 167 -3 -17
153 Afghanistan 161 3 -9
154 South Sudan 155 13 32
154 Sudan 155 -16 -62
156 Papua New Guinea 154 14 32
157 Malaysia 146 4 0
158 Moldova 142 4 3
159 Singapore 141 4 3
160 Mauritius 140 -14 -51
161 Chinese Taipei 136 -2 -13
162 Aruba 127 -2 -20
163 Cuba 124 -10 -51
164 Bhutan 123 13 13
165 New Caledonia 121 2 -2
166 Gambia 120 13 14
166 Kuwait 120 -1 -13
166 Myanmar 120 6 0
169 St. Lucia 114 9 6
170 Kosovo 112 -6 -23
170 Nepal 112 0 -10
172 Barbados 110 -18 -64
173 Cambodia 108 0 -8
174 Laos 107 -1 -9
175 Indonesia 105 -8 -18
176 Grenada 103 -18 -49
177 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 102 -1 -10
178 São Tomé e Príncipe 98 -27 -79
179 Vanuatu 93 0 -13
180 Solomon Islands 92 8 16
181 Fiji 90 0 -12
182 Malta 86 0 -1
183 Guam 82 6 6
184 Macau 77 0 -5
185 Bermuda 75 -2 -11
186 Dominica 67 -11 -47
187 Andorra 66 13 37
188 Brunei Darussalam 65 -4 -17
189 American Samoa 64 1 0
189 Cook Islands 64 1 0
189 Liechtenstein 64 -5 -18
189 Samoa 64 1 0
193 Bangladesh 60 0 3
194 Djibouti 53 11 53
195 Timor-Leste 52 -1 -1
196 Seychelles 45 -9 -33
197 Mongolia 34 -1 0
197 Sri Lanka 34 0 1
199 Montserrat 26 0 -4
199 US Virgin Islands 26 -4 -18
201 Pakistan 24 -3 -8
202 Turks and Caicos Islands 20 0 0
203 Cayman Islands 13 -2 -8
204 San Marino 12 -1 -5
205 British Virgin Islands 5 -1 -6
206 Anguilla 0 -1 0
206 Bahamas 0 -1 0
206 Eritrea 0 -1 0
206 Gibraltar 0 -1 0
206 Somalia 0 -1 0
206 Tonga 0 -1 0

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4 comments:

  1. hi, nice list but where are results listed? thanks

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  2. @Anonymous

    Results can be found on FIFA.com.

    @Park

    You're welcome.

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  3. My india team is coming in 2022

    ReplyDelete