Spain retain top spot in FIFA rankings
Spain remain in first place in the latest FIFA world rankings published on Thursday.
Germany occupy second, while Argentina round off the top three in the May standings. There are no changes in the top ten with Croatia, Portugal, Colombia, England, Italy, Netherlands and Ecuador maintaining their positions.
Brazil are unmoved in 19th place – just one spot behind France – with both teams undoubtedly hoping to improve their respective standings.
Nigeria moved up three positions to enter the world’s top 30 and currently occupy 28th spot, leap-frogging the USA, Japan and Norway in the process.
Senegal and St Lucia were the two biggest movers on the list. Senegal climbed 12 places to 76, while St Lucia also climbed 12 to occupy 140.
The publication of the next rankings is due for 6 June.
Thu 9 May, 2013