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Macedonia 90th in the world

FIFAMacedonia advanced six positions on the August FIFA/Coca-Cola ranking list and now finds itself in 90th place.

The narrow 0:1 win against Azerbaijan on 10.08 brought Macedonia new points and a better position on the FIFA ranking list.  Macedonia is now on the 90th place which is an improvement of six places compared to the previous month.

Macedonia still remains the worst-ranked team in the Balkans.

Macedonia’s next opponents Russia (02.09) occupy the 13th place in the standings while Andorra (06.09) is near the bottom at 203rd.

The teams from Group A for WC 2014 qualifiers are ranked as follows:

alt Croatia – 10
alt Serbia – 29
alt Belgium – 37
alt Scotland – 55
alt Wales – 117

After a year-long domination, Spain is no longer on the top of the list as Netherlands overcame them and becomes the new #1, while Germany remained 3rd.  England and Uruguay round out the top 5.

The next release of the rankings will be on the 21st of September.

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