FIFA World Rankings January 2016 (released 7 January)

Fifa Rankings

In the World Fifa Rankings of 2016 for January, Belgium are still top followed by Argentina, Spain and Germany.

The full top ten is Belgium, Argentina, Spain, Germany, Chile, Brazil, Portugal, 2015 Copa America winners Colombia, England, unbeaten in Euro 2016 qualifying, and Austria.

Ivory Coast are the top African team in 19th place.

Asian Cup winners Australia are in 60th place; beaten quarter-finalists Japan are in 53rd. Near neighbors South Korea are in 51st place after making the final of the Asian Cup, where they lost narrowly to the hosts, Australia.

The USA are in 32nd. Wales are 17th. Scotland are in 52nd position. The Republic of Ireland are in 31st place, Northern Ireland are in 30th position.



Ranking Team
1 Belgium
2 Argentina
3 Spain
4 Germany
5 Chile
6 Brazil
7 Portugal
8 Colombia
9 England
10 Austria
11 Uruguay
12 Switzerland
13 Ecuador
14 The Netherlands
15 Italy
16 Romania
17 Wales
18 Croatia
19 Côte d'Ivoire
20 Hungary
21 Turkey
22 Bosnia-Herzegovina
23 Mexico
24 Russia
24 France
26 Slovakia
27 Czech Republic
28 Algeria
29 Ukraine
30 Northern Ireland
31 Republic of Ireland
32 USA
33 Ghana
33 Sweden
35 Poland
36 Iceland
37 Costa Rica
38 Albania
39 Cape Verde Islands
40 Tunisia
41 Greece
42 Denmark
43 Iran
44 Finland
45 Senegal
46 Paraguay
47 Peru
48 Congo
49 Guinea
50 Trinidad & Tobago
51 Korea Republic
52 Scotland
53 Japan
54 Norway
55 Jamaica
55 Serbia
57 Cameroon
58 Egypt
59 Australia
60 Congo DR
61 Slovenia
62 Uganda
63 Mali
64 United Arab Emirates
65 Panama
66 Nigeria
67 Zambia
68 Belarus
69 Equatorial Guinea
70 Bolivia
71 Israel
72 Bulgaria
73 Uzbekistan
74 South Africa
75 Saudi Arabia
76 Morocco
77 Gabon
78 Benin
79 Haiti
80 Cyprus
81 Libya
82 China
83 Venezuela
84 Qatar
85 Montenegro
86 Jordan
87 Iraq
88 Canada
89 Burkina Faso
90 Estonia
91 Rwanda
92 Antigua and Barbuda
93 Guatemala
94 Togo
95 Botswana
96 Faroe Islands
96 Nicaragua
98 Honduras
99 El Salvador
99 Oman
101 Kenya
102 Latvia
103 Niger
103 Liberia
105 Angola
105 Malawi
107 Kyrgyzstan
108 Zimbabwe
109 Mozambique
110 Burundi
111 Central African Republic
111 Mauritania
113 Korea DPR
113 Chad
115 Aruba
116 Azerbaijan
117 Turkmenistan
118 Ethiopia
119 St Kitts and Nevis
120 Georgia
121 Armenia
121 Bahrain
121 Sierra Leone
121 Thailand
125 Syria
126 Tanzania
127 Lithuania
128 Belize
129 Madagascar
130 Sudan
131 Palestine
132 Kazakhstan
133 Swaziland
133 Namibia
135 Philippines
136 Cuba
136 Hong Kong
138 FYR Macedonia
139 South Sudan
140 Lebanon
141 Kuwait
142 Luxembourg
143 St Vincent and the Grenadines
144 St Lucia
145 Barbados
146 Vietnam
147 Guinea-Bissau
148 Singapore
148 Tajikistan
150 Curacao (formerly Netherlands Antilles)
150 New Zealand
152 Lesotho
153 Afghanistan
154 Moldova
155 São Tomé e Príncipe
156 Guam
157 Maldives
158 Myanmar
159 Bermuda
160 Dominican Republic
161 Guyana
162 Malta
163 India
164 Grenada
165 Gambia
165 Liechtenstein
167 American Samoa
167 Cook Islands
167 Samoa
170 Timor Leste
171 Malaysia
172 Mauritius
172 Puerto Rico
174 Comoros
175 Yemen
176 Dominica
177 US Virgin Islands
177 Laos
179 Bangladesh
180 Indonesia
181 Cambodia
182 Chinese Taipei
182 New Caledonia
184 Brunei Darussalam
185 Pakistan
186 Fiji
187 Montserrat
188 Sri Lanka
189 Suriname
190 Seychelles
190 Tahiti
192 Bhutan
193 Vanuatu
194 Macau
195 Cayman Islands
196 Nepal
197 Turks & Caicos Islands
198 San Marino
199 British Virgin Islands
200 Solomon Islands
201 Mongolia
201 Andorra
203 Papua New Guinea
204 Anguilla
204 Bahamas
204 Djibouti
204 Eritrea
204 Somalia
204 Tonga


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