Canada best CONCACAF mover in World Rankings

With results of yesterday’s final FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the 2007 season, Canada came out as the best mover in their confederation for the calendar year. Canada picked up 177 points in 2007 and moved up 27 places, the most of any CONCACAF nation.



African nation Mozambique was FIFA’s Best Mover 2007 with 245 points gained (and 75 places in the rankings). Norway (Europe) was second with 240 points and New Caledonia (Oceania) was third with 220 points. Canada ranked ninth overall with its 177 points.

With results of yesterday’s final FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the 2007 season, Canada came out as the best mover in their confederation for the calendar year. Canada picked up 177 points in 2007 and moved up 27 places, the most of any CONCACAF nation.



African nation Mozambique was FIFA’s Best Mover 2007 with 245 points gained (and 75 places in the rankings). Norway (Europe) was second with 240 points and New Caledonia (Oceania) was third with 220 points. Canada ranked ninth overall with its 177 points.



Canada posted a record of four wins, three draws and three losses in 2007. It was Canada’s highest win total since 2004 (4-2-4) and best record since 2000 (8-6-3). The highlight of the 2007 season was reaching the semi-final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in June.



Best Movers – Difference (2007/2006) – Points (2007 – 2006)

1. Mozambique – 245 – 419 – 174

2. Norway – 240 – 827 – 587

3. New Caledonia – 220 271 – 51

4. Bulgaria – 197 – 881 – 684

5. Moldova – 197 – 579 – 382

6. Spain – 195 – 1349 – 1154

7. Israel – 185 – 852 – 667

8. Croatia – 181 – 1129 – 948

9. Canada – 177 – 576 – 399

10. New Zealand – 177 – 349 – 172

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