Canada moves up to eighth on CONCACAF list

Canada has not played since 19 November and dropped from 410 to 397 points. It also dropped two spots on the world ranking (88th). USA is the number-one ranked CONCACAF country with 858 points while Mexico is number two with 791 points.



The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings 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.

Canada has not played since 19 November and dropped from 410 to 397 points. It also dropped two spots on the world ranking (88th). USA is the number-one ranked CONCACAF country with 858 points while Mexico is number two with 791 points.



The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings 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.



Canada is the eighth-ranked CONCACAF country in this month’s FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings. Despite not playing any games, Canada moved up one position within the confederation, up from the ninth place.



Canada will have a chance to improve its ranking later this year at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Canada is one of 12 countries taking part in this year’s tournament, with venue and schedule yet to be announced.

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