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FIFA Rankings: Macedonia in 104th place

FIFAThe inactive period brought Macedonia to the 104th position, dropping three spots from last month.

Earlier today, FIFA updated their World Rankings list. Macedonia keeps sinking as the Lynx are now placed in 104th place, below the likes of Antigua and Barbuda, Oman, Malawi, Sierra Leone etc.

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Not many changes occurred as most of the national teams were not in action, besides of course those that participated at the Africa’s Cup of Nations and the Asian Cup. Libya had the biggest fall as they went down 37 places and are now behind Macedonia, while the best mover was Equatorial Guinea, the hosts of the African Cup of Nationals that finished 4th in that tournament. They climbed 69 places to now be ranked 49th. Australia, the winner of the the Asian Cup (also hosting it) moved up 37 places to the 63rd position. Before, Australia was close to Macedonia in the rankings. The winners of the African Cup of Nations, the Ivory Coast, moved up 8 places to #20.


99. Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 344
100. Latvia Latvia 342
101. Belarus Belarus 331
102. Ethiopia Ethiopia 323
103. Bahrain Bahrain 322
104. Macedonia Macedonia 320
105. Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 317
105. Botswana Botswana 317
107. Tanzania Tanzania 315
108. Dominican Republic Dominican Rep. 310
109. Qatar Qatar 305

Top 10 in FIFA World Rankings for February 2015:

1. Germany Germany 1729
2. Argentina Argentina 1534
3. Colombia Colombia 1456
4. Belgium Belgium 1430
5. Netherlands Netherlands 1385
6. Brazil Brazil 1333
7. Portugal Portugal 1189
8. France France 1168
9. Uruguay Uruguay 1146
10. Spain Spain 1144

FIFA Rankings for the Balkan countries (actual ranking in brackets):

1. (16.) Romania Romania 1022
2. (19.) Croatia Croatia 945
3. (24.) Greece Greece 871
4. (30.) Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina 832
5. (39.) Serbia Serbia 723
6. (47.) Slovenia Slovenia 640
7. (52.) Turkey Turkey 619
8. (63.) Albania Albania 548
9. (65.) Montenegro Montenegro 537
10. (70.) Bulgaria Bulgaria 506
11. (104.) Macedonia Macedonia 320

FIFA Rankings for Group C of EURO 2016 qualifying (actual ranking in brackets):

1. (10.) Spain Spain 1144
2. (22.) Slovakia Slovakia 903
3. (27.) Ukraine Ukraine 859
4. (101.) Belarus Belarus 331
5. (104.) Macedonia Macedonia 324
6. (129.) Luxembourg Luxembourg 225

The next rankings will be published on 12 March.

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