Iran soccer team drops one place in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Germany returned to the summit of the FIFA  Coca-Cola World Ranking continuing this year’s ongoing tug-of-war with Brazil for top spot

Nigeria's Super Eagles failed to maintain their world ranking despite their impressive 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon earlier this month.

The Maldives, an inland nation, also spiraled down to 154th position from 142nd rank in earlier month's Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking.

The All Whites remain outside the top 100 in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings.

Nepal slipped six-position down in this month's Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, which are based on results over a four-year period, published on Thursday.

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Northern Ireland have also improved their placing by moving three places up into 20th, while the Republic of Ireland have not fared so well as they drop five spots to 34th.

It comes after the Caltex Socceroos had a win (2-1 over Thailand) and a loss (2-0 to Japan) in their most recent FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Meanwhile, Germany managed to jump ahead of Brazil to claim top spot with Portugal, Argentina and Belgium completing the top five, respectively.

With 1606 points, Germany have leapfrogged Brazil to go top of the world rankings.

Poland, Switzerland, France, South-American champions, Chile and Colombia make up the top ten.

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