Despite playing no international games over the past year due to COVID-19, Vietnam inched up one notch to 92nd due to some other national teams’ losses in FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers in recent times.
The global rankings show Vietnam top the Southeast Asia rankings and remain the 13th best team in Asia.
Thailand have climbed four places to 106th in the world and finished second in Southeast Asia .
Elsewhere in the region, the Philippines are ranked in 125th, while Myanmar and Malaysia are placed 139th and 153rd, respectively.
Furthermore, Singapore have kept hold of 159th spot, followed by Indonesia and Cambodia who are tied in 173rd and 174th places, Laos in 185th, Brunei in 189th, and Timor-Leste in 196th.
Topping the world rankings are Belgium, France, Brazil, England, and Portugal.