September 2013: Canada 13th in CONCACAF

Canada slips to 106 in the world, 13th in CONCACAF in thee September 2013 rankings.

Canada now sit in 106th position, 13th place in CONCACAF, in the September 2013 edition of the FIFA World Ranking.

A full listing of the FIFA World Ranking is available at FIFA.com.

The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking looks at each country’s international results from the last four years. The ranking takes into account the result, the importance of the match, the strength of the opponent, the regional strength, the time period, and the number of matches per year. Matches played more than a year ago are valued 50% of matches played in the last year; matches played more than two years ago are valued at 30% while matches played more than three years ago are valued at 20%.

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

Canada Soccer outlines return to soccer guidelines. The return to soccer guidelines provide member organizations with a five-step process, including a checklist of weighted questions known as the Return to Soccer Assessment Tool.