Qatar remain in 85th place in FIFA rankings
Kuala Lumpur: Qatar have remained 85th globally following the
release of the latest FIFA World Ranking earlier this week.
With 418 points accumulated, Qatar are now 85th above China
and below Trinidad and Tobago.
Islamic Republic of Iran have remained Asia’s top ranked team
despite dropping three places to be 32nd globally in the latest FIFA
Korea Republic remained Asia’s second best ranked team having
dropped two spots to 39th overall, while Japan (52nd) overtook
Australia (54th) as the third best ranked side in Asia. Saudi Arabia
maintained their position as the continent’s fifth best ranked team.
All of Asia’s top ten teams are currently competing in the third round
of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, with unbeaten Iran
leading Group A and Saudi Arabia edging out Japan to sit atop Group
The next FIFA World Ranking will be released on March 9.
Asia’s Top 10 (global rankings in brackets)
Korea Republic (39th)
Saudi Arabia (56th)
United Arab Emirates (68th)
China PR (86th)
FIFA Ranking Who's at the Top