09 April 2016 Current Affairs: Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on 7 April 2016 released the April 2016 edition of the FIFA or Coca-Cola World Ranking.A total of 171 games were taken into account for the Ranking which includes 51 qualifiers for Russia 2018 and 60 continental qualifiers and 60 international friendlies.Argentina Men’s Soccer team stood at world number one, pushing back the Belgium team to second position. This is the first time since November that Belgium have lost top spot after taking it from the South American side in November 2015.Meanwhile, India lost their last two World Cup qualifiers against Iran and Turkmenistan and dropped down to 162.The next FIFA or Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 5 May 2016.Moved into top ten Uruguay (9th, up 2),Moved out of top ten Austria (11th, down 1),Matches played in total 171 ,Most matches played El Salvador, Iraq, Panama, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates (three matches each) ,Biggest move by points Morocco (plus 131 points),Biggest move by ranks Guinea-Bissau (up 45 ranks),Biggest drop by points Cape Verde Islands (minus 169 points),Biggest drop by ranks Aruba (down 24 ranks).
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