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Croatia Rise 2 Places on Latest FIFA Rankings

dsCroatia’s 5-1 victory over Norway has seen them jump two places on FIFA’s latest rankings which were released today…

Croatia, who now top Group H in Euro 2016 qualifying, have moved up from 19th to 17th spot with 977 points. Croatia will have a chance to further improve its rankings when it faces Italy, albeit behind closed doors, in June.

There was no change at the top of FIFA’s rankings with Germany still ahead of Argentina. Belgium have now jumped into third spot, its best effort since 1993. The biggest movers outside the top 20 were Wales (+15 places), Belarus (+15) and Iraq (+11).

FIFA Rankings (9 April)

1. Germany 1687 points
2. Argentina 1577
3. Belgium 1457 (+1)
4. Columbia 1412 (-1)
5. Brazil 1354 (+1)
6. Holland 1301 (-1)
7. Portugal 1221
8. Uruguay 1176 (+1)
9. Switzerland 1135 (+3)
10. Spain 1132 (+1)

17. Croatia 977 (+2)

(photo / Drago Sopta HNS)

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