11/29/2018 4:17:51 PM

Qatar move up three places in FIFA rankings

Qatar move up three places in FIFA rankings

Doha, Qatar: Qatar moved three places to 93rd in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world governing body on Thursday.

The Annabi, preparing for the AFC Asian Cup in the UAE in January had defeated Switzerland 1-0 in an international friendly earlier this month before holding Iceland to a 2-2 draw.

Meanwhile, there is no change in top five with Belgium maintaining its No.1 position. World champions France are second with Brazil third World Cup runners up Croatia fourth and England fifth.

In Arica, Senegal replaced Tunisia as the highest ranked team.

The Senegalese rose from second place on the back of a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying victory in Equatorial Guinea during November.

Tunisia lost away to Egypt in the same competition, and were also beaten at home by Morocco in a friendly.

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