FIFA rankings: Macedonia climbs 7 places

Thanks to the two wins against Armenia and Iceland our national team managed to move up to the 67th place on the newest FIFA World Raking list.

Macedonia defeated Armenia 5:0 on the road and than took a 3:1 win over Iceland at home to seal a play-off spot in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. These wins brought the Lynx 24.04 points more then the October ranking launching Macedonia 7 places up.

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The Lynx also climbed on the Balkan rankings leaving behind Bulgaria and Montenegro.

Despite finishing second the the qualifying group, Macedonia is still 4th ranked team, behind Iceland, Romania, and obviously – Germany.


62. Iceland Iceland 1385.21
63. Panama 1379.34
64. Congo DR 1375.64
65. Slovenia Slovenia 1375.42
66. Albania Albania 1374.98
67. Macedonia Macedonia 1367.23
68. South Africa South Africa 1358.24
69. El Salvador El Salvador 1350.63
70. UAE UAE 1350.41
71. Bulgaria Bulgaria 1345.47
72. Montenegro Montenegro 1342.89

Top 10 in the FIFA World Rankings for November 2021:

1. Belgium Belgium 1828.45
2. Brazil Brazil 1826.35
3. France France 1786.15
4. England England 1755.52
5. Argentina 1750.51
6. Italy Italy 1740.77
7. Spain Spain 1704.75
8. Portugal Portugal 1660.25
9. Denmark Denmark 1654.54
10. Netherlands Nertherlands 1653.73

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

1. (15.) Croatia Croatia 1620.74
2. (23.) Serbia Serbia 1547.38
3. (37.) Turkey Turkey 1472.72
4. (44.) Romania Romania 1453.18
5. (55.) Greece Greece 1421.99
6. (61.) Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1392.56
7. (65.) Slovenia Slovenia 1375.42
8. (66. Albania Albania 1374.98
9. (67.) Macedonia Macedonia 1367.23
10. (71.) Bulgaria Bulgaria 1345.47
11. (72.) Montenegro Montenegro 1342.89
12. (111.) Kosovo Kosovo 1163.05

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

1. (11.) Germany Germany 1648.33
2. (44.) Romania Romania 1453.18
3. (62. Iceland Iceland 1385.21
4. (7
4.) Macedonia Macedonia 1343.19
5. (92.) Armenia Armenia 1242.24
6. (191.) Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 899.52

The next rankings will be published on 23 December 2021.

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