Iran to Ascend Two Places in FIFA Rankings

Tasnim - Iran will move up two places at the FIFA World Ranking when the new list is published on Nov. 23.

Iran is still the No. 1 nation in Asia, up two into 32nd, with Australia up four places into 39th -- the Socceroos' best place since 2013 -- but Japan slips 10 places into 54th.

World champion Germany has now held the No. 1 position for three consecutive months, and the top five remains unchanged for the second month in a row with Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium next in the ranking.


1. Germany, 2. Brazil 3. Portugal, 4. Argentina, 5. Belgium, 6. Spain, 7. Poland, 8. Switzerland, 9. France, 10. Chile