FIFA rankings: Iran stays top of Asia

Tasnim– Iran maintained top of Asia in the FIFA rankings ahead of two World Cup qualifiers against Qatar and China.

Iran has moved one place down to 33rd in the rankings.

Asian second and third places South Korea and Japan have moved down one place to 40th and up one place to 51st respectively.

Argentina and Brazil are Nos. 1 and 2 in an unchanged top 10 in the FIFA rankings.

World Cup champion Germany, Copa America winner Chile and Belgium complete the top five ahead of World Cup qualifying matches this month.

The next FIFA World Ranking will be published on April 6, 2017.