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Germany, Brazil and Belgium Top Updated 2018 Men's FIFA Rankings

15 April 2018

Rwanda senior men's football team, Amavubi, has dropped eleven slots, from 112th as of last month to 123rd in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland.

Nigeria have also moved up in the African Ranking moving up one place from seventh to sixth.

Nigeria also displaced Cameroon at sixth place in Africa, trailing Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt who occupy the first five places in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings.

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The large number of worldwide fixtures over the last month has led to plenty of changes in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, including Belgium reaching the top three and six sides attaining their highest-ever position.

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil remained second in the rankings while Belgium rose two places to third.

Argentina dropped from fourth to fifth, Croatia moved three places down from 15th to 18th while Iceland dropped from 18th to the 22nd position.

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Vietnam remains the top Southeast Asian nation at 103rd in the world, while Iran is the top-ranked nation in the Asian Football Confederation.

There was no improvement for the Eagles' 2018 Group D World Cup opponents as they all dropped places. Spain dropped to eight while Chile and Poland complete the top 10.

Their ascent leaves them ahead of Mexico, Colombia and Uruguay, and only one place behind England, one of their Group G opponents at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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Germany, Brazil and Belgium Top Updated 2018 Men's FIFA Rankings