The latest FIFA rankings released on 27 August 2003 sees frontrunners Australia and New Zealand lose more ground plummeting further away from the enviable top fifty. New Zealand leads all OFC nations in 63rd place despite dropping three places from the previous rankings in July.
Australia is not far behind on 68 dropping five places. Tahiti remained on 126 with Fiji dropping one to 141. Solomon Islands make a one place gain to 150 while Vanuatu remains steady on 156, 11 places above Papua New Guinea, which gained one to occupy 167. Samoa remained on 170, as did Tonga on 182 and the Cook Islands on 188 and American Samoa on 202.
The next FIFA ranking will be released on 24 September 2003.
To see the full rankings, visit the FIFA website on www.fifa.com or click on the FIFA link on the homepage.