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,
Four Macedonian national teams will play a total of 10 games in just 7 days starting from tomorrow. The U17s and U19s will play the final qualifying round for the EURO, the U21s will have two qualifying matches, while the senior team will match Finland and Azerbaijan in friendlies. photo: the seniors celebrate a goal
Senior national team of Macedonia already held two training sessions in Turkey as part of the preparations for upcoming friendlies against Finland and Azerbaijan. photos by FFM On Monday coach Angelovski did not have the full squad and made a light training with those present, but today he had the full squad. Macedonia wil first
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
National team coach Igor Angelovski revealed the list of summoned players for the upcoming two friendly matches against Azerbaijan and Finland on neutral ground in Turkey. photo by Filip Zdraveski: Angelovski (R) with spokesman Faton Zylbehari during the press Angelovski summoned 19 players without any surprises in the squad. Of those planed, recently injured keeper
Goran Pandev still hasn’t decided if he will continue playing or will retire at the end of this season. He did an interview for local genoese newspaper Il Secolo XIX where he revealed some important information regarding his future that concerns not only his current club, but the Macedonian national team as well. photo by
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.