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Iran leads AFC ranking .

Iran continued leading Asia in the FIFA Ranking table published today by the World football governing body in Zurich.

With a total of 716 points, Iran climbed to no 38 in the world , which is its highest ranking in 2015. This was a 3 step climb from last month at 41. Japan  remains second with 621 points and 50th in the world. Korea Rep and Australia maintain their chase to catch up.

Iran’s last match was a disappointing 1-1 draw away to Turkmenistan in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers.

Argentina, which beat Iran in the last World Cup , climb at the top of the World Ranking ahead of Germany, while recently crowned Copa America Champions Chile climbed 8 places up to no 11. On March 26th, Team Melli beat Chile 2-0 with Javad Nkounam and Vahid Amiri goals in in NV Arena, St Pölten – Austria as part of the two teams’ preparations for their upcoming official matches.

 

 

Team Melli vs UAE AFC Asian Cup 2015

 

 

AFC

Rank

FIFA

Rank

TEAM Total Points Previous Points Positions Avg. 2015

AVG WGT

2015 Avg.
 1 38 IRN

Iran

716(716.27) 717 3 437.18 437.18
 2 50 JPN

Japan

621(620.98) 623 2 341.48 341.48
 3 52 KOR

Korea Republic

608(607.70) 587 6 371.92 371.92
 4 59 AUS

Australia

559(559.29) 532 4 364.41 364.41
 5 69 UAE

United Arab Emirates

487(487.14) 496 4 245.05 245.05
 6 75 UZB

Uzbekistan

453(452.76) 479 -1 181.07 181.07
 7 77 CHN

China PR

436(436.43) 409 2 271.46 271.46
 8 86 IRQ

Iraq

382(381.99) 381 0 205.01 205.01
 9 92 JOR

Jordan

355(354.72) 316 11 102.61 102.61
 10 92 KSA

Saudi Arabia

355(354.52) 329 6 160.94 160.94

 

 

 

Iran RANKING DATA for 2015

Rank Year Month MP W L D
38 2015 July 2 1 0 1
41 2015 June 0 0 0 0
40 2015 May 0 0 0 0
40 2015 April 2 1 1 0
42 2015 March 0 0 0 0
41 2015 February 4 3 0 1
51 2015 January 0 0 0 0

 

OPPONENTS ranking in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers

 

 

AFC Rank World Rank TEAM total Points Previous Points +/-
 12 102 Oman 329 319 -1
25 152 Turkmenistan 167 99 21
 27 154 Guam 163 119 20
 28 156 India 161 161 -15

 

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