Argentina remains No 2, followed by Brazil and Germany in the third. Poland lies 14th, Ukraine - 30th, Russia - 61st, Lithuania - 109th, Latvia - 113th.
The Belarus squad has remained without a head coach for several months, while Belarusian Football Federation is considering new candidates for the post. Last Belarus played on November 13 it lost to Bulgaria. Belarus will play Sweden in a World Cup group qualifier match in Stockholm.