China's national football team has moved up three places to
reach 84th in November's FIFA world rankings.
China tied with Iraq 1-1 in their last Asian Cup qualifier on
November 15, which earned the team a four-point bonus in the
Meanwhile, Brazil still top the rankings, followed by World Cup
champions Italy. Argentina has leapfrogged France to take third
The most improved team this month was Cuba, who moved up 22
positions to settle in 46th place.
(CRI November 23, 2006)