<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMTMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:07:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Germany oust USA at summit, France go third]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-oust-usa-at-summit-france-go-third-2494300.htmlFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:12:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Women Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Germany conquer 2014, Belgium, Slovakia impress]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=germany-conquer-2014-belgium-slovakia-impress-2493791.htmlThu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Liechtenstein on a roll]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=liechtenstein-on-a-roll-2493778.htmlFIFA.com talks a look at Liechtenstein and their impressive rise in the global pecking order despite a miniscule population.]]>Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:22:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Jumping Jamaicans dare to dream again]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=jumping-jamaicans-dare-to-dream-again-2491093.htmlFIFA.com profiles the progress been made by Winfried Schafer’s Jamaica, whose reward has been a 42-place rise on the global ladder.]]>Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:40:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Adversity breeds success in Guinea]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=12/news=adversity-breeds-success-in-guinea-2487722.htmlSyli Nationale rallied to reach the finals climbing up the global ranking in the process.]]>Thu, 04 Dec 2014 04:40:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[England close on top ten, Portugal climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=england-close-in-on-top-ten-2479554.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 09:01:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Foreign guides elevate Myanmar and Laos]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=foreign-guides-elevate-myanmar-and-laos-2476726.htmlFIFA.com finds out more.]]>Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:14:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Sun shining on T&T once more]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=sun-shining-on-t-t-once-more-2474208.htmlDutch tactician Leo Beenhakker was the man who took Trindad and Tobago to Germany 2006 and under his stewardship there are signs that they might be making their FIFA World Cup return at Russia.

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:02:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Tchanile entrustment aids Togolese ascent]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=11/news=tchanile-entrustment-aids-togolese-ascent-2471312.htmlThu, 06 Nov 2014 09:27:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Big leaps for eastern European trio after major coups]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=big-leaps-for-eastern-european-trio-after-major-coups-2463970.htmlFIFA.com looks back on recent events.]]>Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:08:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Continental qualifiers create waves]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=continental-qualifiers-create-waves-2460531.htmlThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:50:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Youth and experience propelling Guatemala]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=youth-and-experience-propelling-guatemala-2457838.htmlFIFA.com profiles Guatemala's eye-catching elevation up the global ladder - something indebted to old pros and exciting prospects.]]>Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:55:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Le Roy's Red Devils heating up]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=le-roy-s-red-devils-heating-up-2454730.htmlThu, 09 Oct 2014 03:53:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Curacao, past master forging bright future]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=10/news=curacao-past-master-forging-bright-future-2451538.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the rise of the tiny Caribbean nation that formerly comprised part of Netherlands Antilles.]]>Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:59:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[O'Neill: It's a learning curve]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=o-neill-it-s-a-learning-curve-2443459.html​FIFA.com ​about his side's rise in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, their positive UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying result against Hungary and his hopes for the coming games.]]>Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:44:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Germany and France catching up]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=germany-and-france-catching-up-2441621.htmlThere are no changes at the very top of the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking, but Germany have cut the USA's lead to a mere six points, while all ten CONMEBOL teams are ranked. 

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:59:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Women Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Colombia and the Netherlands swap places]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=colombia-and-the-netherlands-swap-places-2440970.htmlThu, 18 Sep 2014 09:01:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Leone Stars shine with purpose]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=9/news=leone-stars-shine-with-purpose-2435406.htmlFIFA.com that he's determined to keep the side on an upward trajectory for the good of a beleaguered nation.]]>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:51:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Transition time for Ecuador]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=8/news=transition-time-for-ecuador-2428459.htmlThu, 28 Aug 2014 11:10:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[French, Belgians aiming to continue climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=8/news=french-belgians-aiming-to-continue-climb-2424551.htmlFIFA.com profiles the results behind the rise and their mission to go higher.]]>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:29:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Stars and Ticos reach new heights]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=8/news=stars-and-ticos-reach-new-heights-2420625.htmlIn a month of little international action, there was little movement at the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Costa Rica and Sierra Leone achieving all-time high positions of 15th and 50th respectively.

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:59:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Super Eagles ride the high currents]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=8/news=super-eagles-ride-the-high-currents-2417265.htmlThu, 07 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Pura vida and a personal best for Ticos]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=7/news=costa-ricans-climb-to-an-all-time-high-2409873.htmlFIFA.com charts their progress.]]>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:20:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Van Gaal leaves the Oranje in bronze seats]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=7/news=van-gaal-leaves-the-oranje-in-bronze-seats-2407455.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look.]]>Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:58:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[World champions Germany on top]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=7/news=world-champions-germany-on-top-2406169.htmlThu, 17 Jul 2014 08:59:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Aussies go ninth, Swiss reach personal best]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=aussies-go-ninth-swiss-reach-personal-best-2377051.htmlFri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Women Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[World Cup hosts up to third]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=6/news=world-cup-hosts-up-to-third-2354349.htmlThu, 05 Jun 2014 09:01:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Kyrgyzstan maintain incremental growth]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=5/news=kyrgyzstan-maintain-incremental-growth-2345097.htmlThu, 29 May 2014 02:44:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[St. Lucia get the wind in their sails]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=5/news=st-lucia-get-the-wind-in-their-sails-2342783.htmlThu, 22 May 2014 12:26:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Neveu's Mauritania continue brave climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=5/news=mauritania-continue-their-brave-climb-2338841.htmlThu, 15 May 2014 06:59:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Brazil take continental command, Honduras rise]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=5/news=thursday-10am-cet-brazil-take-continental-command-honduras-rise-2335121.htmlThu, 08 May 2014 09:01:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Marked move boosts Kazakhstan]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=4/news=marked-move-boosts-kazakhstan-2326068.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the football progress of one the world's biggest landlocked nations.]]>Thu, 01 May 2014 05:52:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Red Lions hungry to succeed]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=4/news=red-lions-hungry-to-succeed-2323475.htmlThu, 24 Apr 2014 12:31:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Portugal go third, Greece and Scotland soar]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=4/news=portugal-go-third-greece-and-scotland-soar.htmlThu, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Bachirou: The Comoros will keep improving]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=4/news=bachirou-the-comoros-will-keep-improving-2313430.htmlFIFA.com profiles the Comoros' 15-place rise to 183rd on the global ladder, and hears from France-born midfielder Fouad Bachirou about their progress and the spirit in the camp.]]>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:41:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Germany close on USA, France hit all-time high]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=3/news=germany-close-usa-france-hit-all-time-high-2304079.htmlFri, 28 Mar 2014 09:01:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Women Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Brnovic’s Brave Falcons soaring]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=3/news=brnovic-brave-falcons-soaring-2303981.htmlMontenegro moved up six spots to break into the top 50 of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking in March, and Branko Brnovic’s men looked poised to climb even higher.

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:34:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Patience is a virtue for Panama ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=3/news=patience-virtue-for-panama-2300456.htmlThu, 20 Mar 2014 14:16:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[England, Egypt and Panama climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=3/news=england-egypt-and-panama-climb-2295968.htmlThu, 13 Mar 2014 08:57:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Portugal and Ronaldo flying high]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=3/news=portugal-and-ronaldo-flying-high-2293602.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 09:52:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Verheijen: Mkhitaryan is one of the best]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=verheijen-mkhitaryan-one-the-best-2284645.htmlFIFA.com about their rise on the global ladder, star man Henrikh Mkhitaryan, former coach Vardan Minasyan and the team’s future prospects.]]>Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:14:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Gorowa brings fight back to the Warriors]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=gorowa-brings-fight-back-the-warriors-2280595.htmlThu, 20 Feb 2014 06:30:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Portuguese, Swiss rise amid African change]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=portuguese-swiss-rise-amid-african-movement-2277787.htmlThu, 13 Feb 2014 09:19:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Finland’s qualifying dream on course ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=2/news=finland-qualifying-dream-course-2275748.htmlThu, 06 Feb 2014 16:29:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Sharks swimming with the big fish]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=1/news=sharks-swimming-with-the-big-fish-2267443.htmlTiny Cape Verde's remarkable rise in African football sees them ranked 35th in the world and fifth on the continent in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings.

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:26:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Caro restores Saudi sparkle]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=1/news=caro-restores-saudi-sparkle-2264508.htmlSaudi Arabia are this month's highest climbers in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and FIFA.com looks at the impact Spanish coach Juan Ramon Lopez Caro has had on the Falcons' rise.

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:41:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News
<![CDATA[Top 25 unchanged, Egypt climb]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2014/m=1/news=top-remains-unchanged-egypt-climb-2261545.htmlThu, 16 Jan 2014 09:06:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Spain on top, Ukraine highest climber ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=12/news=spain-top-ukraine-highest-climber-2247360.htmlThu, 19 Dec 2013 09:00:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[France move back into the top five]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=12/news=france-move-back-into-the-top-five-2244562.htmlFri, 13 Dec 2013 09:00:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Women Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Azkals progress boosting Filipinos ]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=12/news=azkals-progress-boosting-filipinos-2243315.htmlFIFA.com looks at the Philippines who have been on a steady upward trajectory over the past few years resulting in an all-time high on the FIFA/Coca Cola World Ranking.]]>Thu, 12 Dec 2013 02:24:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News<![CDATA[Colombia reaping the rewards]]>http://www.fifa.com/fifa-world-ranking/news/y=2013/m=12/news=jueves-colombia-cosecha-los-frutos-2239380.htmlColombia are amongst the seeds in the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, and FIFA.com brings you the background behind their surge up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:21:00 GMT Area=World Ranking Section=Men Ranking Kind=News