Orange achieved 36th place in world ranking new low
The Dutch team is down to the 36th place on the Thursday published world ranking. Never was Orange so low on the FIFA ranking.
Compared to the previous edition of the world ranking in July, the Netherlands is four places down. The United States, Turkey, Tunisia and Cameroon passed Orange in the standings.
The netherlands had in June, for the last time in action. The team of coach Dick Advocaat won when in The Cockpit with 5-0 Luxembourg.
The ranking is determined on the basis of the results in the last four years. In August 2011, was the former runner up at the worlds Orange is still the global number one.
The first FIFA ranking was published in december 1992. Thursday was Orange is never lower than 32nd place.
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Time of placing
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Brazil since Thursday, the new number one. The South Americans solve Germany that just last month, took the lead over from Brazil.
In the top ten of the world rankings are listed below: Argentina, Switzerland, Poland, Portugal, Chile, Colombia, Belgium and France.
The French are the next opponent of the Netherlands. On 31 August the two countries against each other in the Stade de France in the framework of the world cup qualification.
Sweden, which also is in group A of world cup qualification, is nineteenth in the FIFA-ranking. Bulgaria is the number 52. The Eastern Europeans come on the 3rd of september to the Johan Cruijff Arena for a qualifier. Orange is in the group with belarus (number 71) and Luxembourg (136).
Only the group winners will position itself directly for the world cup 2018 in Russia. If the Netherlands are second in the group then the FIFA-ranking is of great importance. When the draw for the play-offs have the highest ranking countries in a protected status.
Curaçao makes this month the largest duikeling in the rankings. The Caribbean island loses eighteen places and comes in at 86. On the Gold Cup lost Curaçao, and all three are pouleduels.
Namibia is the biggest riser. The African country climbs twenty places and comes in at 136.
When the women makes the FIFA on 1 september a new world. Orange is now twelfth, but will after it won european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country, a considerable jump to make.