February’s FIFA ranking: Vietnam top Southeast Asia

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Đăng ký: VietNam News

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The Vietnam men’s national football team, despite having no international matches, jumped up one place to 132nd in the February’s FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking, joining the Philippines to lead the Southeast Asia region with 221 points.

Iran took the lead in Asia, followed by the Republic of Korea, Japan, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan. Vietnam claimed the 17th position.

It is the fourth consecutive month, Vietnam has enjoyed a heightened position in the world standings. Following Vietnam and the Philippines in Southeast Asia are the teams of Myanmar (141st), Thailand (143rd), Malaysia (154th), Singapore (156th), Indonesia (158th), Laos (161st), Cambodia (184th), Timor Leste (187th) and Brunei (198th).

Australia and Ivory Coast saw the biggest advancements in February thanks to their respect


ive championship crowns at the 2015 Asian Cup and CAN Cup. Australia jumped 37 places to rank 63rd, while Ivory Coast settled for 20th position following an eight-notch promotion.

The top ten rankings saw little change, with France slipping one place to eighth position and Uruguay moving up one step to ninth, beating Spain to 10th place.

There were no changes in the top three spots where Germany led trailed by Argentina and Colombia with 1,729, 1,534 and 1,456 points, respectively.

The next FIFA world ranking will be announced on March 12th./.