Korea Falls to FIFA Rank Number 69th
luvsmiling, Dec. 1, 2014, 3 p.m.
Korea dropped three spots to No. 69 in the FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. It gained 481 ranking points, 15 points less than the previous month, to rank 3rd among Asian countries. Japan was the highest-ranked Asian country at 53rd with 563 points, followed by Iran at 56th (547 points).
Oman, Australia and Kuwait, which are in the same group as Korea at the AFC Asian Cup in 2015, were 96th, 102nd and 123rd, respectively. The top six nations were unchanged from last month. Germany, the winner of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, was No. 1, followed by Argentina, Colombia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Brazil.