FIFA rankings: Macedonia moves up only 3 positions

Despite beating Germany in a World Cup qualifier, Macedonia moved up only three places on the newest FIFA ranking list.

The Macedonian national team played 3 matches the past period with all of them being 2022 WC qualifiers. First we lost 3:2 away to Romania, than we defeated Liechtenstein 5:0 at home and at the end we celebrated a stunning 2:1 road win against Germany, who sits at the 12th place.

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From these matches Macedonia gained 12.73 more than the previous rankings, but enough only to jump three places and now sits 62nd.


57. Mali Mali 1400.94
58. Qatar 1397.92
59. Ivory Coast Ivory Coast 1397.77
60. Burkina Faso 1392.9
61. Congo DR 1386
62. Macedonia Macedonia 1374.73
63. Slovenia Slovenia 1369.88
64. Montenegro Montenegro 1368.49
65. Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1364.39
66. Albania Albania 1362.09
67. Honduras 1361.21

Top 10 in the FIFA World Rankings for April 2021:

1. Belgium Belgium 1783.38
2. France France 1757.3
3. Brazil Brazil 1742.65
4. England England 1686.78
5. Portugal Portugal 1666.12
6. Spain Spain 1648.13
7. Italy Italy 1642.06
8. Argentina 1641.95
9. Uruguay Uruguay 1639.08
10. Denmark Denmark 1631.55

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

1. (14.) Croatia Croatia 1605.75
2. (25.) Serbia Serbia 1512.9
3. (29.) Turkey Turkey 1505.05
4. (43.) Romania Romania 1449.23
5. (51.) Greece Greece 1418.7
6. (55.) Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1404.87
7. (62.) Macedonia Macedonia 1374.73
8. (63.) Slovenia Slovenia 1369.88
9. (64.) Montenegro Montenegro 1368.49
10. (66.) Albania Albania 1362.09
11. (71.) Bulgaria Bulgaria 1339.03
12. (120.) Kosovo Kosovo 1151.73

FIFA Rankings for Group J of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers (actual ranking in brackets):

1. (12.) Germany Germany 1609.12
2. (43.) Romania Romania 1449.23
3. (52.) Iceland Iceland 1415.99
4. (
62.) Macedonia Macedonia 1374.73
5. (90.) Armenia Armenia 1273.28
6. (186.) Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 911.05

FIFA rankings for Group C of EURO 2020 (actual ranking in brackets):

1. (16.) Netherlands Netherlands 1598.04
2. (23.) Austria Austria 1523.42
3. (24.) Ukraine Ukraine 1515.85
4. (
62.) Macedonia Macedonia 1374.73

The next rankings will be published on 27 May 2021.

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