Monday, December 18, 2006

Breaking News: RP is now seventh-best in SEA

AFTER improving 11 places to 184th last month, the Philippines rose to 171st in the final FIFA rankings for 2006.

The Philippines, which lost one and won three matches in the Asean Football Federation Championships last month in Bacolod City, is now the seventh-best team in Southeast Asia, besting Vietnam (172), Cambodia (174) Brunei, 175 and Timor Leste (198)


Singapore is still the number one team in the region at 111 with Thailand exont at 137 and Laos improved to third at 151. Malaysia is at 152, Indoneisa at 153 and Myanmar at 154.

Last month, the Philippines was 10th of 11 teams in the region, besting only newcomer Timor Leste.

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