Azkals Drop 3 Places in Latest FIFA World Rankings

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the international governing body of football, has released its latest World Rankings.

Philippines and Kuwait, the teams who are scheduled to meet Thursday, July 28, for the second leg of the 2nd round of the 2014 World Cup Qualifier, have gone separate ways in terms of ranking.

Azkals vs Kuwait

Earning 12 points as of July 2011 for a total of 108 points, the Philippine Football Team (Azkals) drops 3 notches from No. 159 to 162, while Kuwait improved its ranking by 7 places from No. 102 to 95, earning 10 points in a month for a total of 339 points as of July.

If the Azkals win on Thursday, the points to be earned will be counted for the next ranking update in August.