Azkals move to 129th in FIFA Ranking
Santino Honasan on Jan 09, 2015 09:26 AM
The Azkals move to 129th in the world
The Philippine Azkals recieved some positive news to kick off 2015 as they move up one place in the latest FIFA World Rankings released last Thursday, January 8.
Now ranked at 129th in the world, the Azkals last saw international competition during their campaign at the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup, where they made their third straight semifinals appearance before bowing out to eventual champions Thailand.
The Philippines remains as the highest ranked ASEAN football nation, followed by Vietnam who is ranked 133rd in the world.
In Asia, the Philippines ranks 17th, while 51st-world ranked Iran stays at the top of Asian football.
The Azkals will look to bring their world ranking up in 2015, as they are expected to compete in the upcoming 2018 World Cup Qualifiers as well as the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers
See the complete rankings at http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/ranking-table/men/index.html