15 Jan 2009

Fiji is highest Pacific ranked football side

11:40 am on 15 January 2009

The Fiji football side is the highest ranking Pacific team on the latest FIFA world rankings.

Fiji remains the same at 106.

New Caledonia drops one to 131 while Vanuatu goes up one place to 140.

Solomon Islands remains at 163, but Tahiti and Tonga drop two places to 190.

Guam, the Cook Islands, American Samoa and Papua New Guinea are all on 201 at the bottom of the ladder.

Samoa did not make the rankings after being suspended by FIFA last year.

Spain remains at the top, while New Zealand jump four places to 86.