Morocco retains 42nd position — Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

FIFA rankings India move up to No. 99

India have already booked their berth in the Asian Cup. File

Poland's national football team has moved up one notch in the latest FIFA ranking to No. 6, equal with Spain.

Tunisia are ranked first in Africa and they are 23 in the world, while Senegal are second in Africa and occupy 27th position in the world.

Egypt are in fifth, followed by Africa's champions Cameroon in 51st (sixth in Africa).

Iran will open the 2018 World Cup with a match against Morocco on June 15 in Group B and play Spain and Portugal on June 20 and 25.

The Eagles will face Poland and Serbia this month in friendly games created to prepare the them ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

There was no change to the top five on the global rankings with Germany top‚ followed by Brazil‚ Portugal‚ Argentina and Belgium.

Meanwhile, Germany are still maintaining first position on the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, while Brazil are placed second, Portugal occupy third position.

After failing to qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, Bafana coach Stuart Baxter will be using the matches to prepare for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers which resume in September.

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