Football: Azkals down 7 places in world rankings


Posted at Feb 08 2019 06:29 PM | Updated as of Feb 08 2019 06:46 PM

The Philippine national football team slipped 7 places in world rankings following its first appearance in the AFC Asian Cup tournament.

The Philippine Azkals, who used to be at number 116, went down to 123 based on the recent FIFA World Football Rankings.

The Azkals finished last in Group C of the Asian Cup bowing to South Korea, China and Kyrgystan.

The Philippines is now ranked third in Southeast Asia, behind Vietnam and Thailand.

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