Vietnam’s women football team ranks 32nd globally

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam’s women football team has moved up two spots to rank 32nd globally and sixth in Asia in the latest  FIFA Women's World Rankings, according to the Vietnam Football Federation. 

Vietnam’s women football team ranks 32nd globally  - ảnh 1Vietnam’s women football team celebrate their gold medal at SEA Games 30

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In Asia, Australia took the lead, followed by Japan, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), China and the Republic of Korea (RoK). In the world rankings, the US came first while Germany ranked second. The Netherlands was third and France next.

After winning the championship at the just-concluded 30th SEA Games, the Vietnamese women football team set the goal of winning a ticket for the Olympic Tokyo 2020, with the qualifying round scheduled for early February in the RoK. Vietnam is in Group A with the RoK, the DPRK and Myanmar. The top two teams in the two groups will progress to the play-off round scheduled for March. The two play-off round winners will represent Asia at the Summer Olympics.

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