Socceroos drop down FIFA rankings, Belgium keeps hold of major spot

Australia has slipped to quantity 68 inside the most up-to-date FIFA men’s world rankings, with Belgium holding down the best position.

The Socceroos fell nine areas to equal 68th with west African minnows Mali.

They’re going to play the 82nd-ranked Jordan within a World Cup qualifier in Sydney on March 29.

With no international matches played by the 20 greatest teams so far this year, Belgium nonetheless leads second-placed Argentina and third-placed Spain in an unchanged major 18.

World Cup champion Germany is quantity four, followed by Chile and Brazil inside a major ten dominated by European and South American teams.