The Philippine men’s football team Azkals improved its rankings in the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) world rankings for the sixth time, rising from 133rd to 127th this month.
It was the Azkals’ highest ranking this year after starting 2013 at 147th.
The Philippines remains the highest-ranked team in Southeast Asia ahead of Myanmar (130th), Vietnam (144th), Thailand (146th), Singapore (150th) and Malaysia (154th).
The Azkals rank 17th in Asia.
JOSEF T. RAMOS