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Friday, December 15, 2017

FIFA Ranking: December 2017 final preview

FIFA will publish the ranking on 21 December. 2 friendlies left - part of the East Asian championship.

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


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


Japan 600 627 57 54
Korea Republic 541 570 63 60
China PR 492 509 72 70
Korea DPR 244 277 128 118

In the table below I've used the minimum points.

Germany remain on top and will get the Team of the Year award.

Denmark will be Best Mover of the Year (difference in ranking points when compared to December 2016).

There the top 10 of the best movers:


Denmark 643 1099 456
Sweden 675 998 323
Bolivia 359 674 315
FYR Macedonia 138 446 308
Scotland 524 798 274
Bulgaria 492 719 227
Lebanon 185 404 219
Palestine 222 434 212
Andorra 12 215 203
Luxembourg 230 407 177

Now, back to our regular monthly programming :)

Best movers:

28 - Vanuatu
13 - Vietnam
12 - Mongolia

Worst movers:

-13 - Nicaragua
-11 - Libya
-10 - China PR, Cuba

Best movers in the top 50:

1 - Ghana

Worst movers in the top 50:

-1 - Nigeria

Two teams will improve their best ever ranking:

Palestine (80 - 82 in November 2017)
Luxembourg (83 - 84 in November 2017)

Lebanon will return to their best ever ranking - 85th in December 1998.

Three teams will drop to new lows:

Lithuania (149 - 148 in November 2017)
Kuwait (189 - 188 in November 2017)
Bangladesh (197 - 196 in October 2017)



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

 
1 Germany 1602 0 0
2 Brazil 1483 0 0
3 Portugal 1358 0 0
4 Argentina 1348 0 0
5 Belgium 1325 0 0
6 Spain 1231 0 0
7 Poland 1209 0 0
8 Switzerland 1190 0 0
9 France 1183 0 0
10 Chile 1162 0 0
11 Peru 1128 0 0
12 Denmark 1099 0 0
13 Colombia 1078 0 0
14 Italy 1052 0 0
15 England 1047 0 0
16 Mexico 1032 0 0
17 Croatia 1018 0 0
18 Sweden 998 0 0
19 Wales 985 0 0
20 Netherlands 952 0 0
21 Uruguay 924 0 0
22 Iceland 910 0 0
23 Senegal 884 0 0
24 Northern Ireland 867 0 0
24 USA 867 0 0
26 Costa Rica 850 0 0
27 Tunisia 838 0 0
28 Slovakia 817 0 0
29 Austria 815 0 0
30 Paraguay 812 0 0
31 Egypt 805 0 0
32 Iran 798 0 0
32 Republic of Ireland 798 0 0
32 Scotland 798 0 0
35 Ukraine 781 0 0
36 Congo DR 764 0 0
37 Serbia 756 0 0
38 Bosnia and Herzegovina 753 0 0
39 Australia 747 0 0
40 Morocco 738 0 0
41 Romania 737 0 0
42 Turkey 735 0 0
43 Bulgaria 719 0 0
44 Burkina Faso 705 0 0
45 Cameroon 696 0 0
46 Montenegro 681 0 0
47 Greece 680 0 0
48 Czech Republic 677 0 0
49 Bolivia 674 0 0
50 Ghana 657 1 0
51 Nigeria 640 -1 -31
52 Venezuela 639 0 0
53 Hungary 630 0 0
54 Jamaica 625 0 0
55 Panama 621 1 0
56 Haiti 607 1 0
57 Japan 600 -2 -23
58 Algeria 588 6 51
59 Norway 573 -1 0
60 Côte d'Ivoire 562 1 5
61 Albania 553 1 0
62 Saudi Arabia 543 1 4
63 Korea Republic 541 -4 -22
64 Russia 534 1 0
65 Guinea 532 1 0
66 Finland 531 1 0
67 Cape Verde Islands 530 1 0
68 Honduras 525 2 4
69 Slovenia 522 0 0
70 Ecuador 508 1 0
71 Mali 493 1 0
72 China PR 492 -12 -69
73 United Arab Emirates 477 0 3
74 Zambia 468 1 19
75 Uganda 450 -1 -21
76 FYR Macedonia 446 0 0
77 Syria 442 0 0
78 Uzbekistan 441 2 4
79 Iraq 438 0 0
80 Palestine 434 2 7
81 South Africa 433 0 -1
82 Benin 427 0 0
83 Curaçao 407 1 0
83 Luxembourg 407 1 0
85 Lebanon 404 2 0
86 Guinea-Bissau 403 2 0
87 Trinidad and Tobago 402 2 0
88 Libya 399 -11 -43
89 Estonia 397 -5 -10
90 Armenia 383 0 0
91 Cyprus 373 0 0
92 Belarus 372 0 0
93 Gabon 370 0 0
94 Canada 369 0 0
95 Faroe Islands 364 0 0
96 Congo 362 0 0
97 Sierra Leone 360 0 0
98 Israel 355 0 0
99 Mauritania 354 0 0
100 El Salvador 352 0 0
101 Oman 351 0 1
102 Qatar 329 0 -7
103 Zimbabwe 323 0 0
104 Georgia 322 0 0
105 India 320 0 0
106 Kenya 317 5 17
107 Jordan 313 0 2
108 Madagascar 309 0 0
108 Niger 309 0 0
110 Mozambique 304 0 0
111 St. Kitts and Nevis 303 2 12
112 Vietnam 298 13 33
113 Rwanda 295 7 26
114 Turkmenistan 292 -2 0
115 Bahrain 282 0 0
115 Kyrgyz Republic 282 0 0
117 Azerbaijan 281 0 0
118 Namibia 274 1 0
119 Nicaragua 273 -13 -42
120 Yemen 268 1 0
121 New Zealand 267 1 0
122 Central African Republic 266 1 0
122 Togo 266 1 0
124 Philippines 263 -6 -17
125 Malawi 260 1 0
126 Tajikistan 255 1 0
127 Suriname 245 1 0
128 Korea DPR 244 -14 -39
129 Guatemala 242 0 0
130 Thailand 236 2 6
131 Comoros 235 -1 0
132 Latvia 233 -1 0
133 Swaziland 225 0 0
134 Liberia 224 0 0
135 Chinese Taipei 223 0 2
136 Sudan 221 1 2
137 Kazakhstan 220 -1 0
138 Andorra 215 1 0
139 Antigua and Barbuda 209 1 0
140 Burundi 206 -2 -10
141 Myanmar 203 9 27
142 Angola 201 -1 0
143 Ethiopia 196 2 9
144 Hong Kong 189 -1 0
145 Lesotho 188 -1 0
146 Equatorial Guinea 187 -1 0
147 Tanzania 182 -5 -11
148 Afghanistan 181 -1 0
149 Lithuania 179 -1 0
150 Botswana 176 0 0
151 New Caledonia 164 5 25
152 Solomon Islands 152 -4 -27
153 Tahiti 149 0 0
154 South Sudan 148 -2 -24
155 Barbados 144 -1 0
155 Maldives 144 2 9
157 Vanuatu 141 28 86
158 Belize 135 -1 0
159 Mauritius 134 0 0
160 Papua New Guinea 126 1 0
161 Grenada 125 -1 -7
162 Dominican Republic 121 0 0
162 Indonesia 121 -8 -23
164 Gambia 120 -1 0
165 Guyana 117 -1 0
166 Puerto Rico 112 -1 0
167 Moldova 111 -1 0
168 Chad 110 0 0
168 Dominica 110 -2 -1
170 Fiji 103 8 10
171 Nepal 102 -1 4
172 Singapore 101 -2 3
173 Cambodia 100 -3 2
174 Malaysia 99 0 2
174 St. Lucia 99 0 2
174 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 99 -5 0
177 Kosovo 97 -3 0
178 São Tomé e Príncipe 94 -1 0
179 Aruba 92 0 0
180 Cuba 91 -10 -7
181 Liechtenstein 86 6 32
182 Laos 82 2 20
183 Bermuda 72 -3 0
184 Malta 66 -3 0
185 Macau 65 -3 0
186 Djibouti 64 -3 0
187 Bhutan 55 -2 0
187 Mongolia 55 12 38
189 Kuwait 52 -1 0
190 Brunei Darussalam 45 0 0
191 Timor-Leste 44 5 12
192 Guam 43 -1 0
192 Seychelles 43 -3 -8
194 American Samoa 38 -2 0
194 Cook Islands 38 -2 0
194 Samoa 38 -2 0
197 Bangladesh 37 -5 -1
198 US Virgin Islands 26 -1 0
199 Montserrat 20 -1 0
200 Sri Lanka 16 0 0
201 Pakistan 15 0 0
202 Cayman Islands 13 0 0
202 Turks and Caicos Islands 13 0 0
204 San Marino 11 0 0
205 British Virgin Islands 6 0 0
206 Anguilla 0 0 0
206 Bahamas 0 0 0
206 Eritrea 0 0 0
206 Gibraltar 0 0 0
206 Somalia 0 0 0
206 Tonga 0 0 0

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6 comments:

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    1. FIFA finally awarded matches played by Timor-Leste with ineligible players.

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  2. why Indonesia ranking decreased? In fact, some time ago, Indonesia won against Guyana, can U tell me why ???

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    1. AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 results lost value (they are now more than 12 months old).

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    2. so, the point of each tournament will be gone within a year after the tournament is over?

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    3. They devalue every year, and are completely gone after 4 years. That's how this ranking works.

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