Published On: Thu, Apr 12th, 2018

Curaçao makes a jump in FIFA ranking

BicentiniWILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has made considerable gains on the FIFA ranking updated on Thursday. The team of national coach Remko Bicentini (photo) exchanges the 82nd for the 71st position. That reports Voetbal International (International Soccer).

Last month, Curaçao played two matches against the South American country Bolivia. These resulted in a 1-1 draw and in a 1-0 win. The country with less than 160,000 inhabitants is now ahead of China - which has a population of 1.3 billion people - and just one below a World Cup participant Saudi Arabia.

Speaking of the World Cup: Bicentini has expressed the ambition to participate with Curaçao in the global final round of 2022.

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