return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Vietnam maintain position in latest FIFA rankings

The Vietnamese men’s national football team have held on to 94th place in the latest world rankings released by FIFA.

Vietnam therefore continue to be the highest placed team in Southeast Asia and have remained the 15th best team in Asia, according to the global rankings.

Behind Vietnam as the second-best team in Southeast Asia are Thailand who drop one position to 114th in the world rankings.

Elsewhere in the region, the Philippines are ranked in 124th, while Myanmar and Malaysia have been placed at 136th and 154th, respectively. Furthermore, Singapore have kept hold of 157th spot, followed by Indonesia and Cambodia who are tied at 173rd place, Laos in 188th, Brunei down in 191st place, and Timor-Leste at 197th.

According to FIFA, there were a total of 54 matches played in the UEFA Nations League in early September, with the results of these matches resulting in significant changes among the top 10.

The latest rankings show Portugal rising to fifth place with 1,653 points, ahead of Uruguay in sixth place with 1,645 points. Bellow them are Spain who climb to seventh with 1,642 points, while Croatia are ranked in eighth place with 1,628 points.

Moreover, the FIFA rankings are likely to change in October due to games being played in the UEFA Nations League, in addition to the return of international friendlies. VOV

MORE NEWS

Mega-urban project Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire launched

Vinhomes Joint Stock Company has officially launched the mega-urban project Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire.

'Urban wonders' in Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire

The focus of the real estate market in the East of Hanoi at present is the Vinhomes Ocean Park 2 - The Empire project.

New medical technique helps men with no sperm become fathers

Hung Vuong Hospital has performed a technique using immature sperm and mature eggs for two fathers who cannot produce sperm.

SEA Games 31: Vietnam retains regional ‘throne’ in athletics

Athletics competitions of SEA Games 31 wrapped up on May 19 with the last four events and host Vietnam retaining its ‘throne’.

Late President Ho Chi Minh in the hearts of int’l friends

Late President Ho Chi Minh was not only a beloved leader of the Vietnamese people, but his life and career also left good impressions on many international friends and won their hearts.

US agrees to import Vietnamese pomelos

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has just received a notice from the US authorities saying they have completed the appraisal of procedures of importing Vietnamese pomelos.

Lao student studies Vietnamese to achieve artistic dream

Before deciding to study in Vietnam, Ting Yangkeo was already passionate about one thing: art.

Cultural flower tour opens

Hanoi-based travel company Asia Exotica has just launched a new service offering tourists a chance to experience Hanoians' long history of floral tradition.

Vietnam has huge potential for saving energy: experts

For a developing society and economy like Vietnam’s, energy is the engine behind growth, especially in post-pandemic recovery.

HCMC needs over US$3 bln for housing development

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just reported to the Ministry of Construction on implementing the housing policy and real estate market in 2022.

Blockchain industry yearns for new talent

A serious shortage of personnel has become a bottleneck hindering the development of blockchain companies, even though Vietnam is among the top five countries globally in terms of blockchain tech.

Vietnam tops SEA Games 31 medal tally with 125 golds

Vietnam had claimed 125 gold, 76 silver and 74 bronze medals as of May 18 evening, the sixth official competition day of the ongoing SEA Games 31, retaining the top position in the medal table.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh concludes US trip

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his entourage arrived in Hanoi on May 19, successfully concluding their trip to the US to attend the ASEAN-US Special Summit, and to make visits to the US and the United Nations.

Raising the ‘Mekong river monster’, farmer pockets billions of dong

Ho fish (Catlocarpio siamensis), called the ‘Mekong river monster’, are being raised by farmers in cages on rivers in Vietnam.

Vietnam highlights vital importance of security and safety in East Sea

Senior Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien, Deputy Minister of National Defense led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the ASEAN Defense Senior Officials' Meeting Plus (ADSOM Plus) held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 18.
back_to_top