Thailand’s AFF Suzuki Cup delight changed them closer to Philippines in a latest FIFA rankings, as Malaysia and Singapore fell down a rungs to be transposed by Myanmar.
Kiatisuk Senamuang’s decorated side, who kick Indonesia 4-3 on total to became to many successful side in a informal showcase with 5 titles, lay 6 rungs next Philippines during 126.
But a War Elephants should pierce above a Azkals in early 2017 as Southeast Asia’s top-ranked team, if they can grasp formula opposite bigger powerhouses like Iran, Japan and Saudi Arabia in a 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
While Thailand’s stream station does not simulate a peculiarity of a side who also hold Australia to a 2-2 pull in a new World Cup qualifier, a same can’t be pronounced of Malaysia and Singapore.
Malaysia’s exit in a organisation theatre of a AFF Cup saw them trip 5 rungs to 161. Singapore, who had an equally forgettable debate after crashing out during a same stage, forsaken 3 spots to 165.
The Lions are usually one stage above minnows Laos, who did not even validate for a tournament.
Myanmar was a biggest jumpers, climbing 7 spots to 159 pleasantness of their semifinal attainment in a AFF Cup.
Malaysia and Singapore both had a miserable 2016, carrying won usually 8 matches between them.
Embarrassing formula enclosed a 3-2 detriment to Niigata University of Health and Welfare for Singapore, while Malaysia also played out a pitiable goalless pull opposite Macau, who are done adult of part-timers.
Regardless of a rankings, both nations will be unfortunate to make justification in 2017, starting with a 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers in March.
Only Thailand have competent for a contest correct to be hosted during United Arab Emirates, after commanding their initial organisation proviso qualifiers.
Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar and Phillipines are among a other Asean countries competing in a second turn qualifiers.
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