Thursday, August 25, 2011

Indonesia Rise 6 Level, The Netherlands Shifts Spain

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) re-issued world rankings, Wednesday, August 24, 2011. In the FIFA ranking, Indonesia ranks 131, up six ranking positions than ever before.

However, Indonesia is still worse position than the other three ASEAN countries namely Thailand (120), Singapore and Vietnam (129). While the first ranking of the world are surprisingly achieved by Netherlands shifting the position of the Spain.

Netherlands gets 1596 points, while Spain gets 1563 points. This position is quite surprising given the Matador Team (Spain nickname) has never been dropped from one ranking since the 2010 World Cup.

Sitting in the top three to six are Germany, England, and Uruguay. While Brazil's ranking slipped to sixth, followed by Italy, Portugal, Argentina, and Croatia in positions seven through ten.

FIFA Ranking dated August 24, 2011 :

1. Netherlands
2. Spain
3. German
4. England
5. Uruguay
6. Brazil
7. Italy
8. Portugal
9. Argentina
10. Croatia

129. Singapore
129. Vietnam
131. Indonesia
132. Kongo
133. Rep. Dominica
133. Kenya
133. Yemen
136. Dominica
136. Nepal
138. Rwanda

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