After their successful World Cup qualification matches against Sri Lanka, with wins both home and away, Bhutan’s rise from the foot of the world rankings has been confirmed in the latest FIFA rankings.
The fact that their results came in World Cup competition and against a significantly higher ranked opponent has led to Bhutan earning a whopping 128 rankings points for their exploits. From a stone-cold zero beforehand they can no wallow in the untold riches of such a total. It has seen them rise from 209th position to a frankly startling 163rd on FIFA’s world rankings.
This is simply the most stunning rise from the doldrums that the Worst in the World has ever seen. Continue reading