Manager of Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz, Roy Simpson is expressing satisfaction that Jamaica will end 2020 in the top ten of the FIFA world ranking.
The last ranking of the year was issued yesterday sees Jamaica ending the year as the 47th ranked football team in the world.
Simpson says 50 and under is the objective as this is a basic condition for employment opportunities for Jamaican players in the UK markets.
Jamaica remains ranked at number three in CONCACAF behind Mexico who remains in the top ten at number 9, followed by the USA still second and at number 22 in the world.
In the meantime, Belgium was crowned FIFA’s team of the year for the third straight time after retaining the top spot ahead of world champions France, with Brazil and England retaining their third and fourth ranking respectively.
Portugal moved up to fifth, while both Spain at sixth and Argentina 7th, improved two places compared to last year.
Hungary at 40 is the most improved side in the rankings this year, having gained 44 points and 12 places to break into the top 50.