Qatar drop a spot in FIFA rankings

ZURICH: World Cup hosts Qatar have dropped a spot

in the latest FIFA rankings.

Qatar, who have 435 points, are ranked 78th in the world.

Al Anabi were ranked 77 at the start of July.

Qatar are ranked 9th Asia while Japan (44) are at the top

in the continent. Australia (45), South Korea (49) and Saudi

Arabia (59) are the next top sides in Asia.

Uzbekistan (64), the UAE (74), China (77), Qatar (78) and

Syria (80) complete the top teams in Asia.

Meanwhile, Brazil returned to the top of the FIFA / Coca-Cola

World Rankings after a month-long break to replace Germany

who fell to second place.

The Argentinians remained in third place, while the three giants

in the top five were joined by two unbeaten teams in the region –

Switzerland and Poland.

Portugal, Belgium and Jamaica are the other top teams in the world.

FIFA Ranking Who's at the Top

97 India
98 Qatar
99 Palestine