Monday, October 20, 2008

FIFA Worldwide Top 25 Teams since 1992

Here is a map and list of every team that has been ranked in the top 25 of the FIFA rankings since the rankings began in December of 1992. The list shows the highest ranking each nation has achieved in the past 16 years.



Africa
5 - Nigeria
10 - Morocco
11 - Cameroon
14 - Ghana
15 - Zambia
16 - South Africa
17 - Egypt
18 - Côte d'Ivoire
19 - Tunisia
22 - Guinea

Asia
9 - Japan
15 - Iran
17 - South Korea
21 - Saudi Arabia
24 - Kuwait

Europe
edit: I erroneously listed Bulgaria at 1, their highest ranking was 8 in 1995. Thanks Bill.

1 - France
1 - Germany
1 - Italy
1 - Spain
2 - Czech Republic
2 - Netherlands
2 - Norway
2 - Sweden
3 - Croatia
3 - Denmark
3 - Romania
3 - Russia
3 - Switzerland
4 - England
4 - Portugal
5 - Turkey
6 - Republic of Ireland
8 - Bulgaria
8 - Greece
11 - Ukraine
13 - Scotland
16 - Belgium
16 - Israel
16 - Poland
17 - Austria
17 - Serbia
17 - Slovakia
25 - Bosnia and Herzegovina
25 - Slovenia

CONCACAF
4 - Mexico
4 - USA
17 - Costa Rica
20 - Honduras
25 - Trinidad and Tobago

South America
1 - Argentina
1 - Brazil
4 - Colombia
6 - Chile
8 - Paraguay
14 - Uruguay
18 - Bolivia
24 - Ecuador

Oceania
NONE

2 comments:

  1. www.billsportsmaps.comOctober 20, 2008 at 4:38 PM

    Sweet map. Whern was Bulgaria #1 ?

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  2. My mistake Bill, good catch. That's what I get for using multiple sources (one of them being eh... Wikipedia, ouch) I've updated the list and will update the map next time I'm at my map-making computer.

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