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New FIFA world ranking
Bangladesh downgrades two steps
Sports Reporter
Published :Friday, 4 December, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 17

Bangladesh has been downgraded two steps according to the recently published FIFA world ranking on December 3, Thursday.
Bangladesh were jointly placed on 182nd place with Chinese Taipei.
The Bengal Tigers had been on the 180th place on the ranking by the world football governing body published on November 5.
Apart from the FIFA World Cup qualifier and ASEAN matches, the red and greens had not played any remarkable match in last month. So, it was predictable that they were going to suffer a downgrade.
Bengal boys were once on the 136th place in 1993 AD.
Islamic Republic of Iran stayed on the top among the Asian countries who were also demoted two steps to be placed on the 45th place.
Korea Republic were placed on the 51st places, Japan 53rd, Asian giants Australia moved up to three steps to celebrate the 57th place, United Arab Emirates were placed 65th, Uzbekistan 74th, Saudi Arabia 65th, Qatar 86th, Jordan 87th, Oman 104th and Kyrgyzstan 108th.
On the other hand, Belgium were successful to maintain the apex of the list.
Argentina moved up to one step to place second while Spain placed third, Germany fourth, Chile fifth, Brazil sixth, Portugal seventh, Colombia eighth, England ninth, Austria tenth, Uruguay eleventh, Switzerland 12th and Ghana 33rd.
Libya were adjudged the best mover on the ranking who were placed 81st after a 32 steps advancement.
In contrast, Liberia were named the worst mover who had just downgraded 21 steps to 107th place.

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