Bafana Bafana

Bafana stuck in FIFA rankings

2014-06-05 11:07
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Cape Town - Bafana Bafana remain unchanged at No 65 in the latest FIFA world rankings, despite their 1-1 draw against Australia and 0-0 stalemate against New Zealand last week.

Brazil move up to third in the rankings released before the World Cup which starts on Thursday, June 12.

Reigning world champions Spain remain top of the rankings, released on Thursday, followed by Germany with Brazil moving ahead of Portugal, who drop to fourth.

Argentina move up two spots to fifth with England up one place to join the top 10. Greece fell to 12th and France dropped one place to 17th.

Croatia, who play Brazil in the opening World Cup match, move up two places to 18th.

FIFA rankings for June:

1. Spain
2. Germany
3. Brazil
4. Portugal
5. Argentina
6. Switzerland
7. Uruguay
8. Colombia
9. Italy
10. England
11. Belgium
12. Greece
13. United States
14. Chile
15. Netherlands
16. Ukraine
17. France
18. Croatia
19. Russia
20. Mexico

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