Qatar Football AssociationNews
07.12.2015 4:31 in :

Zurich, Switzerland: Despite securing top place in their 2018World

Cup/2019 Asian Cup joint qualification group; Qatar have descended

one spot in the monthly FIFA rankings for this month.

Now ranked 86, Qatar posted a convincing 3-0 away victory in Bhutan

to clinch top spot in Group C regardless of the outcome of their two

remaining matches in the group against Hong Kong and China.

Just days preceding the Bhutan trip, Al Annabi were handed a 1-2 friendly

defeat to Turkey at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha.

Coached by Daniel Carreno, Qatar has accumulated a tally of 401 points.

Iran continued to lead the Asian rankings at 45th, followed by Korea (51st), Japan

(53rd), Australia (57th) and United Arab Emirates (65th).

Overall, Belgium occupied the top spot in a year-ending rankings chart for

the first time in its history. Argentina, Spain, Germany, Chile, Brazil, Portugal,

Colombia, England and Austria followed suit in the top 10.