Qatar Football AssociationNews
07.04.2016 22:28 in :

ZURICH, Switzerland: Qatar are ranked 83 on the FIFA computer, details


Previously ranked 80, Qatar have dropped three spots since the last

rankings were released at the start of March.

Coached by Daniel Carreno, Qatar lost a bit of ground following their

loss against China in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the

end of March.

In Asia, Iran are second in the table with a FIFA ranking of 42. Australia

at 14 are are the top Asian side.

South Korea (56) are the third best Asian side followed by Japan (57).

Uzbekistan (66) are the next best side in Asia followed by the UAE (68)

and China (81).

The rankings will matter when the draw of the second stage of 2018

FIFA World Cup is made on April 12.

Each group in the next phase of Asian qualifying will have one of the

first two teams, one of the next two and so on. SoQatarcould be pitted

against any teamexcept Iraqwhich, like Qatar, will be a fifthseed.