Ghana Maintain Spot On Latest FIFA Ranking As Tunisia Tops Africa

The national football team was ranked 175th in latest Fifa rankings. File pix by OSMAN ADNAN

Italy have stayed 14th in the latest FIFA World Rankings, sandwiched between Colombia and Croatia.

Coached by Englishman Stephen Constantine, the Indian team accumulated 13 points over the past month for a total of 333 points.

Uganda's opponents in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers Cape Verde are ranked 63rd with 530 points, Lesotho are ranked 145th with 188 points while Tanzania are ranked 146th.

Palestine also took the seventh position in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) listing.

The top 14 positions did not see any change with reigning World Champions Germany at pole position.

According to the latest ranking, the list is still topped by Germany, followed by Brazil and Portugal.

With a couple of friendlies before the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup, Nigeria is expected to improve on the log.

Iran national football team started the New Year as the world's 34th placed football team in the FIFA ranking. Peru, who will meet Croatia on March 23rd in Miami, has kept last month's ranking, while Mexico, who Croatia will face on March 27th in Dallas, has dropped one place compared to the previous month. Australia jumped two spots to No.36, while Japan climbed a spot to No. 56.

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