Costa Rica Sports – After a great showing against Jamaica Costa Rica has jumped up in the world rankings.
The Americans are tied with the Czech Republic at No. 29 in April’s edition of the rankings, which was released Thursday.
CONCACAF rivals Costa Rica made the biggest jump, moving up eight spots to land at No. 25 overall following a 3-0 rout of Jamaica. Mexico moved from No. 22 to No. 16 after a pair of wins over Canada, who fell eight spots to No. 95.
At the top of the rankings, Argentina ended Belgium’s five-month reign at No. 1, moving past them to take over top billing. Belgium dropped to No. 2, ahead of third-ranked Chile and fourth-ranked Colombia, who moved up four spots.
Germany, Spain, Brazil, Portugal, Uruguay and England round out the current top 10.
By Dave Zeitlin, From MLS Soccer