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February 2013: Canada slips to 72 in FIFA Ranking

Posted on 14 February 2013 in Men's National Team

Canada’s Men’s National Team have fallen eight places to 72nd position in the February 2013 edition of the FIFA World Ranking.

Canada also slipped one place to eighth amongst CONCACAF nations in the monthly listing published on FIFA.com.

A young Canadian side took part in two Men’s International Friendlies in January 2013: losing 4:0 to Denmark on 26 January in Tucson, AZ; and battling USA to a 0:0 draw on 29 January in Houston, TX.

Canada will next be in action when it takes on Japan in Doha, Qatar in another Men’s International Friendly on 26 March.

Spain continues to top the World Ranking, followed by Germany and Argentina.

FIFA World Ranking: February 2013

The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking looks at each country's international results from the last four years. The ranking takes into account the result, the importance of the match, the strength of the opponent, the regional strength, the time period, and the number of matches per year. Matches played more than a year ago are valued 50% of matches played in the last year; matches played more than two years ago are valued at 30% while matches played more than three years ago are valued at 20%.
 

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