Oranje down two places in Fifa world rankings

football ballThe Dutch national football team has slipped two places to 16th in the latest Fifa world rankings, below Romania and Wales and just above the Czech Republic and Turkey.

The latter two were both in the same group as Oranje in the European championships group round and have both qualified for the knock-out competition.  Iceland, which is ranked 31st and was also in the same group as the Netherlands, has also qualified.

Belgium is top of the Fifa rankings, followed by Germany and Argentina. Oranje topped the rankings in August 2011.


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