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Russian football team maintains 62nd position on FIFA new monthly ranking list

10 August 2017, 06:29 | Todd Saunders

FIFA Football Ranking: India drop one place to 97th in rankings , Brazil back on top

Indian football team maintain top 100 status in August's FIFA rankings

In the latest list issued on Thursday by football's governing body, World Cup holders Germany drop to second despite beating Chile 1-0 in July's Confed Cup final.

Tanzania on the other hand has dipped six places to 120th same as Ethiopia, Kenya's opponents in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers who have moved a massive 16 places to 120th. The FIFA rankings are based on results over a four-year period.

Argentina remain in third but the heavyweight trio are accompanied in the top five by two sides reaching unusually high heights. "Switzerland (4th, up 1) have not been ranked higher since the very first edition of the Federation Internationale de Football Association..." Constantine took over as the national team's coach for the second time in February 2015 and since then the team has moved up by 77 places in the rankings. "Neither have dropped in the standings for 11 months".

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The Taeguk Warriors are scheduled to play two global matches before the next Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings are released on September 14.

National teams around the globe are now in the qualifying stage, battling for a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, while Russian Federation as the host nation has been already guaranteed a berth in the world's main quadrennial football event.

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