Iran moves up in FIFA rankings

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian national football team moved up three places to reach No. 39 in the latest FIFA rankings announced on Thursday.

Team Melli remains the best Asian Football Confederation team, followed by South Korea (50), Japan (53rd) and Australia (59th).

Iran has been pooled in Group A in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, along with South Korea (No. 50th), Uzbekistan (No. 66), China (No. 81), Qatar (No. 84) and Syria (No. 101).

Meanwhile, Argentina maintained its No. 1 position, followed by Belgium, Colombia, Germany and Chile.

By Tasnim News Agency