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FIFA women's rankings: Vietnam overcomes Thailand, rising to the top of ASEAN

FIFA women's rankings: Vietnam overcomes Thailand, rising to the top of ASEAN

Vietnamese women's football has reached the highest ranking in Southeast Asia after Thailand lost its position after the disastrous 2019 FIFA World Cup.

Thailand women's football has achieved a great achievement when qualified for the 2019 FIFA World Cup finals. However, they are classified as a tough group with the defending champion and eliminated without winning any victory. That also reflected on FIFA's women's football ranking.

Thailand has dropped five places in the latest FIFA table. The South East Asian team completely lost in the group stage of the tournament in France, including a 13-goal unbeaten defeat to America.

As a result, they dropped their rankings on the latest world rankings, making them behind the rivals in Southeast Asia, Vietnam. This means that Vietnam women's football is currently the highest ranking team in Southeast Asia in women's football. They will keep the highest ranking with the men's soccer team, which occupies a similar position on the standings.

FIFA womens rankings: Vietnam overcomes Thailand, rising to the top of ASEAN

FIFA's women's football ranking AFC on July, 2019

On another front, North Korea reached the top 10 on FIFA Women ranking and became the highest ranking team in Asia. Meanwhile, Japan, China and Korea also stand out in the top 20.

Not surprisingly, the United States continues to lead the world; strengthen their position after taking the throne in the World Cup. The European quartet of Germany, the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom have completed the top 5.