MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals remain at No. 147 in the latest edition of the FIFA World Ranking released on Thursday.
The Azkals have not played a match since losing in the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup last December 12 in Singapore.
Prior to the Suzuki Cup, the team reached its highest ever ranking of 143rd.
The Azkals’ 2013 season will begin on February 6 when they play Myanmar in a friendly, which will serve as part of the team’s preparation for the AFC Challenge Cup in March.
World and European champions Spain remain on top, followed by Germany, Argentina, Italy and Colombia.