Argentina stay top, Philippines reach new heights in FIFA rankings


Argentina remain top as the Philippines reached new heights in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday.

With no international matches in April all teams in the top 50 held their positions.

The Philippines, meanwhile, may have failed to advance to the next round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers for the AFC region, but the Azkals moved up one spot to their best-ever position of 115th.

FIFA Rankings as of May 5:

1. Argentina

2. Belgium

3. Chile

4. Colombia

5. Germany

6. Spain

7. Brazil

8. Portugal

9. Uruguay

10. England

Meanwhile taking a look at the performance of the Asian sides specifically we notice that Iran are the highest ranked side and are placed 42 meanwhile India are slotted in at 162 and Pakistan are at position 190.

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