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Lions and Scorpions on the rise

The other confederations have the same number of representatives as in the December 2021 Ranking

Belgium keep top spot in FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking; Senegal and Gambia progress after Cup of Nations; change to Top 5. After winning their first CAF Africa Cup of Nations title last weekend, Senegal continued their ascent into the upper echelons of world football. In fact, the Lions of Teranga have…

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Belgium and Canada take 2021 honours

This year’s ‘Most Improved Side’ are Canada with a 130.32-point gain

Belgium top the FIFA/Coca-Cola Rankings for the fourth consecutive year; This year’s ‘Most Improved Side’ are Canada with a 130.32-point gain; Qatar in Top 50 as we head into 2022. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, only 352 full internationals were played in 2020. Not since 1987 (323 matches) had so few…

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Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 revealed

FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which will be revealed at an online ceremony on 17 January 2022

Shortlists for players’, goalkeepers’ and coaches’ prizes announced; public voting via FIFA.com (https://fifa.fans/3xdZ943): votes can be cast until 10 December 2021; the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 show to take place on 17 January 2022. FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which…

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Continental champions climb ranking

While the South American sides dominate the upper echelons of the ranking, there have been significant gains by sides taking part in both the Africa Cup of Nations and the Concacaf Gold Cup

With the continental finals of Africa, South America, and North, Central America and the Caribbean reaching a crescendo in the past month, the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking has seen a number of significant changes. Unsurprisingly, the regional kings are some of the primary beneficiaries in the July…