Belgium join France on top spot in latest FIFA rankings

first_imgBelgium have joined world champions France on top of the FIFA rankings on Thursday and for the first time in the table’s 25-year history, the top spot will be shared.Roberto Martinez’s men collected two wins, including their first in the UEFA Nations League over Iceland earlier in the month to go level with France on 1729 points.France failed to surge ahead after their World Cup glory as they were held to a goalless draw by Germany in Munich in their Nations League opener before beating Netherlands 2-1.The only other change in the top 10 was Denmark slipping down to the 10th spot, below Spain.Following their disappointing group-stage exit at the World Cup, Germany have climbed a further three positions and now sit 12th.Kenya were the biggest movers as they earned 22 points to move up five places to 107th. Those points came courtesy of a 1-0 victory over Ghana in 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier.Top 10 rankings: (previous positions in brackets)1. France1. Belgium (2)3. Brazil4. Croatia5. Uruguay6. England7. Portugal8. Switzerland9. Spain10. Denmark (9)(With inputs from Reuters)last_img read more