Saturday, 18 November, 2017

Germany back at FIFA World Ranking summit as Brazil slip after draw

Super Eagles of Nigeria drop to 44 in the latest FIFA Rankings Scotland rise 15 places in FIFA rankings as Wales leapfrog England
Saul Franklin | 15 September, 2017, 00:09

Zambia's gain comes after a fruitful 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifying campaign in September when they recorded back-to-back victories over Algeria who have dropped out of the FIFA top 50 as a outcome.

Kenya is ranked 22 in Africa and second in the region that is led by Uganda with 486 points.

Last week, FIFA said it would review its ranking system "after the completion of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup" to see if any changes can be made "to improve the ranking".

Nigeria have fallen six places to 44th position, in the latest edition of the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings released on Thursday.

With 1606 points, Germany have leapfrogged Brazil to go top of the world rankings.

Star-studded 'Hand in Hand: Benefit for Hurricane Relief' telethon airs tonight
The quick-moving show took a form familiar to viewers since a sad template was set in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks. At the end of the night, it was announced that the telethon had raised over $ 14 million .

Manchester City star slams Mane for unsafe play
Ferdinand said , 'For me it's all down one thing. 'Twenty-two years old, English player, there is a lot of room to improve'. However, we may not have heard the end of this transfer saga just yet. "We will see in the future".

American Red Cross sends volunteers to Florida
Thousands of people and their pets were seeking shelter on what, for many, were the worse days of their lives. Local volunteers are returning from Texas after being deployed to help out with disaster relief and clean up.

Elsewhere, world champions Germany supplanted Brazil to return to the top of the pile, while Australia are down five spots to 50th. Portugal was third after moving up three spots, followed by Argentina and Belgium.

The top seven-ranked teams now include Switzerland and Poland, while Peru and Wales could feature in Pot 2 alongside France and Spain, if they qualify.

Iran and Japan who have already booked their 2018 World Cup berth rank 25th and 40th positions respectively.

Nepal slipped six-position down in this month's Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, which are based on results over a four-year period, published on Thursday.

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