The Indonesian national team has increased five levels by getting an additional 17.58 points to 1019.19 points. The success of the Indonesian national team in qualifying for the 2023 Asian Cup is the key to boosting the previous 1001.61 points.
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Victories over Kuwait and Nepal in the third qualifying round for the 2023 Asian Cup added to the collection of points for the Garuda squad to climb to 155th in the world. In total, since the Indonesian national team was trained by Shin Tae-yong in December 2019, the Garuda squad’s FIFA ranking has skyrocketed by 20 levels.
Throughout the history of the best FIFA rankings, the Indonesian national team was ranked 76th in the world and the lowest ranked at 191 in the world. So on average, the ranking of the Indonesian national team is in the range of 131 in the world.
When calculated since 1993, the Indonesian national team has experienced dynamic FIFA ranking fluctuations. In 1993, the FIFA ranking of the Indonesian national team was stuck at 106th in the world, with the best ranking at 98th in the world.
From 1993 to 2022, the Indonesian national team recorded the best FIFA ranking in the world’s 76th position in 1998. Until 2005, the Garuda squad’s ranking had entered the Top 90 of the world although it ended up finishing 109th in the world.
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After 2005, the FIFA ranking of the Indonesian National Team was alarmed by being knocked out of the world’s Top 100. Now that the Indonesian national team has been handled by Shin Tae-yong, many changes have been felt, starting from the quality of the game, achievements and world rankings.
Shin Tae-yong’s success in getting Indonesia to the 2023 Asian Cup is a good start to boost the Garuda squad’s world ranking to 155th in the world. PSSI targets Shin Tae-yong to bring the Garuda squad higher in the 150th position in the world until the end of 2022. Can Shin Tae-yong carry out this target or maybe exceed it? We pray together.