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MOSCOW, July 19. /TASS/. The international football Federation (FIFA) postponed the publication of a new version of the ranking of the national teams from July 19 to August 16 to ensure smooth transition to the new formula after the world Cup. About TASS reported the press service of FIFA.
“The new date was chosen in August to ensure a smooth transition to a new formula following the recent completion of the world Cup and ensure that all international matches since the adoption of a new formula Board FIFA was included in the next update”, – said the press service of FIFA.
The latest version was published on 7 June. Russian team has won a record low for the 70-th place. In the updated FIFA rankings for the first time will use the new scoring system, adopted in June . She was introduced to the teams whose countries host the world cups or other major tournaments, slowly losing position in the ranking because of wins over strong teams, even in friendlies, will be rewarded a lot of points.
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