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Azerbaijan team is in 116th stage in rating table of FIFA

21 July 2005 [09:35] - TODAY.AZ
The worldwide football structure FIFA explained the rating table of the national teams for July yesterday.
Brazil, fivefold world champions is leading in the list as always – 846 points. The national team of Argentine (787) which was defeated by the Brazilians with the score of 1:4 in the final of the last Confederation Cup held in Australia advanced to the second place. Holland advancing one stage is the third with 781 points and Czechia moving backward two stages is the fourth with 778 points. The greatest jump belongs to the national team of USA in the first ten. The Americans advanced 4 stages and hold the sixth place with 765 points. England which was one of the competitors of the national team of Azerbaijan in the selection group stage of the world championship of 2006 moved backward in comparison with the previous month and holds 8th place. Poland is 24th with 689 points, Austria 71st with 547, Wales 80th with 525, Northern Ireland 112th with 418 points. Our national team shares 116th place with Salvador.

The national team of Turkey advanced two stages in comparison with the previous month and holds 12th place. Russia is 30th, Ukraine 36th, Uzbekistan 53rd, Belarus 62nd, Lithuania 65th, Estonia 82nd, Latvia 94th, Georgia 103rd, and Moldova 115th. Our national team leave behind only Armenia (119th place), Tajikistan (139th place), Kazakhstan (148th place) and Kyrgyzstan (152nd place) in the list according to the rating.

/APA/

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