Despite not playing any international matches over the past couple of months, Malta managed to climb one place in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking which was published on Wednesday. Malta is now 163rd.
Among the other European countries, Malta is ranked 51st. Lying just ahead of Malta are Iceland and Wales (133, down 1), Luxembourg (132, up 2), Faroe Islands (134, up 2), Kazakhstan (137, up 1) and Liechtenstein (148). Andorra is 202nd and San Marino 203rd.