Iran Asia’s best side in FIFA rankings

February 6, 2016

Iran has retained its status as Asia’s top ranked side following Thursday’s release of the latest FIFA rankings.

Team Iran slipped one place to be ranked 44th in the world, but remained ahead of South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Japan, the UAE and Australia.
The three most impressive teams for February’s ranking all come from Asia: Palestine (110, plus 21), Saudi Arabia (55, plus 20) and Korea DPR (95, plus 18) enjoyed the biggest advances since the last world ranking.
Belgium, Argentina and Spain hold their increasingly familiar top three slots.
The next FIFA World Ranking will be published on 3 March 2016.
FIFA rankings (released February 4)
1. Belgium, 2. Argentina, 3. Spain, 4. Germany, 5. Chile, 6. Brazil, 7. Portugal, 8. Colombia, 9. England, 10. Austri