Azkals climb four spots in FIFA Rankings


However, in Africa, the Super Eagles are now ranked 5th moving up by one step.

The Indian football team have dropped 10 places to 107 in the FIFA rankings released on Thursday.

Coleman's team are still struggling to make the play-offs right now though as they are the ninth best second place and only the top eight make it!

Meanwhile, Germany managed to jump ahead of Brazil to claim top spot with Portugal, Argentina and Belgium completing the top five, respectively.

Tajikistan who defeated Nepal 2-1 in their away fixture during the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier 2019 moved to 140th position from 151th rank in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings.

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Pots 1, 2, 3 and 4 will all be based on the world rankings (plus host Russian Federation in Pot 1), with one team drawn from each pot into each group.

And the top 10 CAF zone teams on Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings are led by Egypt (30), Tunisia (31), Senegal (33), and DR Congo (42) while Zambia's next 2018 Group B qualifier opponents away on October 7, Nigeria, are 5th and 44th in the World.

Stars' downward trend came as a result of a one-all draw against lowly ranked Mozambique and Mauritania in the recent global break.

Egypt who dropped five places in the world, Tunisia (three places up) and Senegal (dropped two positions), occupy the top three positions in the continent.

It is Scotland's highest ranking in three years, since reaching the number 36 spot in 2014.