Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Soca Warriors still tops in CFU


Trinidad and Tobago have remained the number one team in the Caribbean Football Union, in the latest rankings released on Thursday.

The Soca Warriors have also maintained their FIFA World ranking of 76, and are still ahead of Haiti who are second in the CFU rankings and Jamaica, who lie third.

While Haiti have also managed to remain 79th in the World rankings, Jamaica have fallen two spots to 82nd. Cuba have held onto fourth place in CFU but have jumped three places in the FIFA rankings to 90th. They are the only other CFU nation inside the FIFA top 100 which continues to be headed by World champions Spain, with Germany second.

The Dominican Republic, meanwhile, continue to cling to fifth spot in CFU despite plummeting 15 places in the World rankings to 126th. Suriname are sixth, Grenada lie seventh, St Vincent and the Grenadines hold eight spot, while Antigua and Barbuda and St Lucia, round out the top ten.

Aruba were the biggest movers internationally, jumping seven places to 155th which resulted in them rising two spots to 14th in the CFU.

Both Antigua and St Lucia rose five places in the FIFA rankings to be 139th and 141th respectively.

(World rankings in brackets)


1.  Trinidad & Tobago (76)

2.  Haiti (79)

3  Jamaica (82)

4.  Cuba (90)

5.  Dominican Republic (126)

6.  Suriname (129)

7.  Grenada (134)

8.  St Vincent & the 

     Grenadines (135)

9.  Antigua &

     Barbuda (139)

10. St Lucia (141)