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Filipinas climb to forty fourth in Fifa rankings after historic Ladies’s World Cup stint

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Philippines gamers have a good time following the Ladies’s World Cup Group A soccer match between New Zealand and the Philippines in Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, July 25, 2023. (AP Picture/John Cowpland)

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines improved to forty fourth within the newest ladies’s world rankings that got here following the conclusion of the Fifa Ladies’s World Cup over the weekend.

Rankings posted on the Fifa web site confirmed the Filipinas moved two spots larger from the earlier tally launched earlier than the worldwide spectacle for girls’s soccer.

It additionally put the Philippines because the sixth-best staff in Asia and second in Southeast Asia, overtaking perennial regional energy Thailand.

Coach Alen Stajcic capped off his Filipinas spell by steering the staff to a commendable displaying in New Zealand highlighted by a surprising 1-0 win over the co-host within the second sport of the group stage.

However a 6-0 loss to Norway in Auckland ended any possibilities of the Filipinas to sneak a spot within the knockout part.

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Philippines gamers discuss to Canadian referee Marie-Soleil Beaudoin, proper, after Philippines’ Sofia Harrison, third left, was proven a crimson card throughout the Ladies’s World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and Philippines at Eden Park stadium in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, July 30, 2023. (AP Picture/Abbie Parr)

Sweden emerged as the brand new No. 1 staff within the rankings adopted by Spain, which received the World Cup after defeating England in Sunday’s closing in Sydney, Australia on Olga Carmona’s first-half objective.

The USA dropped from first to 3rd after a shock defeat to Sweden within the spherical of 16, foiling its quest for an unprecedented third straight World Cup.

Japan emerged on prime of the groups beneath the Asian Soccer Confederation, shifting to eighth from eleventh on the expense of Australia regardless of reaching the semifinals of the World Cup.

Australia, ultimately settling for fourth after dropping to Sweden within the comfort sport, fell from tenth to eleventh within the record.

Vietnam, additionally coming off a maiden World Cup stint, remained as Southeast Asia’s prime nation even when it dropped two locations to thirty fourth.


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