Latest AFC rankings

The Caltex Socceroos are ranked third in Asia following the release of the FIFA World Rankings.
Socceroos fans on 'that night' Play Video
With the latest FIFA rankings out, there has been some movement in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) though Iran remain number one in the region.

Latest FIFA world rankings for Caltex Socceroos

Iran continue to be number one ranked nation in Asia (and 24 in the world). 

Moving up into second spot in Asia is Japan (44 in the world). 

The Japanese replace the Caltex Socceroos who are now third spot (45 in the world). 

Japan host Australia on August 31 in Tokyo in critical World Cup qualifier. 

The rest of Asia is as follows...

4: Korea Republic (49 in the world)

5: Saudi Arabia (59 in the world)

6: Uzbekistan (64 in the world)

7: UAE (74 in the world)

8: China PR (77 in the world)

9: Qatar: (78 in the world)

10: Syria: (80 in the world 

Caltex Socceroos v Thailand banner

This article was originally published at: