Persian Cheetahs jump 2 spots in FIFA Rankings

Persian Cheetahs jump 2 spots in FIFA Rankings ... 17/09/2016 Sports

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News ID: 3770865 - Fri 16 September 2016 - 20:55
TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – The latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday still credits the national men’s football team of Iran as the best squad in Asia.
The national Iranian football team has risen in the latest FIFA (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association) rankings after the win over Qatar and draw against China in the World Cup qualifiers earlier this month.
Collecting 720 points, Team Melli has climbed three places to the 37th spot in the September edition of the world rankings improving its former month’s score of 674 points. The Carlos Queiroz’s men are still the best in Asia.
Other Asian teams included Australians, which climbed twelve places to sit in the 45th slot with 643 points, followed by the South Koreans, Uzbeks, Saudis and Japanese, who claimed the 47th, 49th, 52nd, and 56rd spots respectively with 634, 621, 588 and 574 points. Now the Australians have overtaken South Koreans in Asia to sit in the second slot of the continent.
Emiratis, who defeated Samurai Blue in Tokyo on September 01, have moved up 8 places to sit in the 66th slot with 504 points in the latest monthly rankings released by the world football's governing body.
Argentina and Belgium remain first and second in the September ranking of FIFA but Germans, overtaking Colombia, are now sitting in the third above Colombians who share the fourth place with Brazilians.
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