FIFA introduced a new formula for calculating the points that brought significantly more points to all national teams. Macedonia now shares the 70th place with Saudi Arabia. As you can see by the rankings below, Macedonia jumped one place but has trice more points than the last rankings. That is thanks to the new formula
The Macedonian national team did not play any matches but still recorded increase in points which resulted into moving up six places on the newest FIFA world ranking list for June. In this pre-World Cup period when all national teams play friendly matches, Macedonia was inactive. The football federation failed to find an opponent after
No changes for the Macedonian national team on the FIFA world ranking list for May. Same place, same points during this inactive period. As only seven international games were played since the previous rankings, there are only minor changes at the table. Macedonia did not play any games nor was affected by other teams’ games.
The two draws in the friendly matches against Finland and Azerbaijan sent Macedonia two places down to find itself on the 77th spot on the newest FIFA world ranking list. We expected a bigger drop having in mind that Macedonia played a draw against the similar ranked team of Finland and far worse ranked Azerbaijan,
Another inactive period for Macedonia in which the Lynx dropped a place due to the loss of 5 points which were lost due to events in the past that got erased. Our opponents in the friendlies later this months also went down. Finland dropped two places and in now 68th, while Azerbaijan recorded the biggest
The inactive period for Macedonia did not bring less points, instead some national teams bellow the Lynx climbed, less dropped which resulted with Macedonia going down one place. … 69. Mali 503 70. Guinea 485 71. Ivory Coast 476 72. Uzbekistan 453 73. Palestine 449 74. Macedonia 446 75. Syria 442 76. Zambia 438 77.
The first FIFA ranking in the new year brings good news for Macedonia. Although it is an inactive period, few national teams played some matches and affected the rankings. Macedonia did not play any games so did not lose of gain points, but still moved up 3 places thanks to others who lost points and
Football Federation of Macedonia, called a meeting with representatives by all local municipal football associations in Macedonia in order to standardize the changes in the statute.
The Macedonian national football team continues to drop on the FIFA world ranking list. Macedonia dropped six spots and is now ranked 76th on the latest rankings for October 2010.
Macedonia stayed on the 64th position on the FIFA ranking list for May 2009 because there was no activity in the last month. The 64th place is the worst since October 2007 when Macedonia was on the 75th position.