Haiti Marks its Best Record In FIFA World Rankings in January, 2013

There is no stopping the men's national football team from going up the FIFA World Rankings. According to the latest rankings, Haiti jumped a spot to 38th place, the highest position it has held in history. This improvement marked another feat for the national squad as it also rose by 18 places in the December rankings. It is now ahead of Zambia and one place behind Serbia.


FIFA attributed Haiti's improving record to its stellar performance at the Caribbean Cup. Though it did not take home the title, Haiti still qualified for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Cuba won the Caribbean Cup but Les Grenadiers will continue to launch its campaign at the CONCACAF, which will kick off in July in the United States. Other teams that will figure in the tournament include Mexico, Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago and Canada.

Aside from Haiti, Ecuador also made a record for its country as it is now in 12th place, the highest place it has assumed. This is due to its qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The top ten did not change even a bit, with Spain still leading the table with 1606 points. The second place is again held by Germany, which is followed by Argentina. Italy and Columbia round out the top 5, while England, Portugal, the Netherlands, Russia, and Croatia make up the 6th to 10th positions.

Thought it is still a long road to travel for Haiti, the fact that it is climbing the table means that it is improving. However, it still faces a lot of challenges as other teams continue to boost their skills.

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