Eagles go down despite World Cup qualification

Posted by coininfifa on May 7th, 2014

Qualifying for the World Cup in Brazil, and a thrilling 2-2 draw against four-time World Champions, Italy, in a high profile friendly in London failed to help the fortunes of the FIFA 14 Coins PC in the latest FIFA Rankings as the African champions have dropped from 33rd to 36th position in a monthly ordering released on Thursday.

The Coach Stephen Keshi tutored side, however, maintained their position as the fourth best team on the continent as the World Cup bound trio of Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Algeria maintain their ratings as Africa’s best three teams.

The latest edition of the monthly rankings produced no change at the top as Spain remain the number one in the world ahead of Germany, Argentina and Colombia who all follow in that order.

On the strength of two wins over Sweden in the European play-offs, Portugal have secured fifth position and FIFA Ultimate Team Coins

into the top ten along with World Cup hosts, Brazil, who won their friendly matches against Honduras (41st, down 7) and Chile (15th, down 3) and are currently sitting tenth.

Belgium (11th, down 6) and England (13th, down 3), however, had mixed fortunes, with both teams remaining unbeaten in the World Cup qualifiers but then losing two friendlies on home ground.

All teams in the top 20, except for Ukraine (18th, up 2), have booked their tickets to Brazil next year and just three teams outside of the top 50 have managed to qualify for the FIFA 14 PC Coins: namely Cameroon (51st, up 8), Korea Republic (54th, up 2) and Australia (59th, down 2).

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