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Northern Ireland move up two places in latest FIFA world rankings

Northern Ireland have moved up two places to 24th in the latest edition of the FIFA World rankings.

It is the latest progression for Michael O’Neill’s side, who will host South Korea in a friendly on 24 March.

England, who will name their squad today for friendlies against Netherlands and Italy later this month, sit in 16th.

Wales sit in 20th, while Scotland have been moved down one place to 32nd ahead of their friendly fixtures against Costa Rica and Hungary.

The top 10 can be viewed below, while the full rankings can be seen here.

  1. Germany
  2. Brazil
  3. Portugal
  4. Argentina
  5. Belgium
  6. Poland
  7. Spain
  8. Switzerland
  9. France
  10. Chile

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