Orange rises to the 21st spot in the FIFA ranking
The Dutch national team rose from 22nd to 21st place on the FIFA-ranking. Argentina is still at the top of the list that Thursday is published.
The increase comes at the expense of Ecuador. The team played two matches in november and lost one against Uruguay. Orange won in november, his last international match with 1-3 of Luxembourg.
In november 2011, it was Orange still the global number one. The team of Danny Blind plays at the end of march the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier in and against Bulgaria and the practice game against Italy.
The top five of the rankings has remained the same. Argentina still carries always the list with Brazil and Germany on place two and three. Chile and Belgium are the top five completely.
The biggest riser in the top of the rankings is Cameroon. The winner of the Africa Cup of rose 29 places and is now 33rd on the ranking. Egypt, the other finalist of the African Cup, rose from the 35th to 23rd place.