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Elimination victories allow Guatemala to move up in FIFA Rankings

The Guatemalan National Team climbed three places in the FIFA world rankings, following the triumphs against Cuba and the British Virgin Islands

GUATEMALA – The positive results achieved against Cuba and the British Virgin Islands at the start of the Concacaf World Cup qualifying round towards Qatar 2022, have allowed the Guatemalan National Team to climb the FIFA rankings and place itself in the position 127 of the general classification.

There have been three positions that the Bicolor led by Amarini Villatoro ascended with respect to the month of February. This, after the official matches played last March for the World Cup qualifier.

At the Concacaf level, Guatemala ranks 12th in the ranking in the leading region Mexico (1,629 points), USA (1,555) and Jamaica (1,432). While Costa Rica (1,423) is the best positioned Central American team, followed by Honduras (1,361) and The Savior (1,341).

For now, the Guatemala selection It will not have activity during the months of April and May due to the National Football League scheduling to conclude the Clausura 2021 Tournament. It will be until June 4, when Guatemala receives the visit of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines at the Doroteo Guamuch Stadium Flowers. Then it will be on June 8 when he faces Curaçao in the closing of the first phase of the World Cup qualifying.

In the case of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, it is ranked 167 and Curaçao is ranked 76 in the ranking.

Worldwide, it is the Belgium National Team (1,783) remains in the first place. In the second box is France (1,757) and the third place is for Brazil (1,742). The rest of the Top 10 are complemented by: England, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Uruguay and Denmark.

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