World Cup Qualifying Records

These are the all-time world cup standings including qualifiers and finals:


POS  COUNTRY             P    PW   PD   PL    GF    GA   GD  PTS  EFFIC. %

  1  Germany           132    86   29   17   330   142  188  201   76,14
  2  Brazil            118    82   22   14   273    92  181  186   78,81
  3  Italy             125    79   28   18   235    95  140  186   74,40
  4  Mexico            126    65   32   29   279   140  139  162   64,29
  5  Yugoslavia        115    63   25   27   231   122  109  151   65,65
  6  England           109    60   29   20   221    85  136  149   68,35
  7  Spain             109    60   24   25   213   104  109  144   66,06
  8  Netherlands       107    57   27   23   223    98  125  141   65,89
  9  Sweden            115    60   21   34   222   142   80  141   61,30
 10  France            110    61   16   33   232   120  112  138   62,73
 11  Argentina         105    57   22   26   187   113   74  136   64,76
 12  Belgium           115    56   23   36   200   150   50  135   58,70
 13  Hungary           106    53   21   32   231   151   80  127   59,91
 14  Czechoslovakia    101    51   21   29   188   108   80  123   60,89
 15  South Korea        91    48   24   19   170    94   76  120   65,93
 16  Romania            95    50   19   26   176   102   74  119   62,63
 17  Austria           102    50   19   33   182   120   62  119   58,33
 18  Scotland          102    48   22   32   165   129   36  118   57,84
 19  U.S.S.R.           83    50   15   18   163    66   97  115   69,28
 20  Uruguay            95    45   21   29   141   107   34  111   58,42
 21  Bulgaria          105    44   20   41   155   157   -2  108   51,43
 22  Poland             91    45   16   30   154   110   44  106   58,24
 23  Portugal           92    42   20   30   138   119   19  104   56,52
 24  Costa Rica         89    39   24   26   145    98   47  102   57,30
 25  Australia          77    37   23   17   163    75   88   97   62,99
 26  Switzerland       100    38   21   41   139   153  -14   97   48,50
 27  Morocco            80    33   25   22    98    66   32   91   56,88
 28  El Salvador        86    37   17   32   126   108   18   91   52,91
 29  Ireland            94    32   26   36   124   127   -3   90   47,87
 30  Northern Ireland   95    30   27   38   102   121  -19   87   45,79
 31  Paraguay           81    33   20   28   108    98   10   86   53,09
 32  Chile              82    32   19   31   126   112   14   83   50,61
 33  Honduras           71    30   22   19   109    82   27   82   57,75
 34  Iran               60    34   13   13   125    56   69   81   67,50
 35  Denmark            77    34   13   30   127   110   17   81   52,60
 36  United States      87    30   21   36   119   151  -32   81   46,55
 37  Canada             74    29   22   23    95    91    4   80   54,05
 38  Nigeria            64    31   16   17   104    68   36   78   60,94
 39  Norway             84    30   18   36   117   127  -10   78   46,43
 40  China              54    33    7   14   106    44   62   73   67,59
 41  Japan              65    28   16   21   126    60   66   72   55,38
 42  Colombia           77    25   22   30    88   101  -13   72   46,75
 43  Tunisia            62    27   17   18    84    53   31   71   57,26
 44  Kuwait             56    30    9   17   101    48   53   69   61,61
 45  Saudi Arabia       57    26   14   17    84    60   24   66   57,89
 46  Peru               74    24   17   33    92   103  -11   65   43,92
 47  Greece             75    25   15   35    82   129  -47   65   43,33
 48  Cameroon           53    24   15   14    74    61   13   63   59,43
 49  Wales              75    24   15   36   104   109   -5   63   42,00  
 50  Haiti              62    25   12   25    89    94   -5   62   50,00
 51  Israel             73    22   18   33    89   110  -21   62   42,47
 52  New Zealand        54    23   12   19   119    70   49   58   53,70
 53  East Germany       53    24   10   19    92    70   22   58   54,72
 54  Guatemala          61    19   19   23    80    75    5   57   46,72
 55  Iraq               44    23    9   12    93    49   44   55   62,50
 56  Zambia             50    23    9   18    82    49   33   55   55,00
 57  Egypt              48    21   13   14    67    45   22   55   57,29
 58  Trinidad & Tobago  55    20   14   21    84    68   16   54   49,09
 59  Bolivia            68    21   11   36    82   130  -48   53   38,97
 60  North Korea        45    21   10   14    68    51   17   52   57,78
 61  Algeria            44    20   12   12    56    45   11   52   59,09
 62  Jamaica            51    20   12   19    53    79  -26   52   50,98
 63  Turkey             75    20    9   46    92   145  -53   49   32,67
 64  Qatar              42    20    8   14    69    41   28   48   57,14
 65  Utd Arab Emirates  36    17   10    9    58    38   20   44   61,11
 66  Syria              40    15   10   15    67    46   21   40   50,00
 67  Finland            81    15   10   56    73   225 -152   40   24,69
 68  Congo-Kinshasa     37    16    7   14    52    50    2   39   52,70
 69  Cuba               43    14   11   18    60    75  -15   39   45,35
 70  Guinea             35    17    4   14    50    39   11   38   54,29
 71  Hong Kong          47    14   10   23    59    84  -25   38   40,43
 72  Indonesia          50    12   14   24    54    89  -35   38   38,00
 73  Ecuador            55    11   14   30    55    92  -37   36   32,73
 74  Ivory Coast        30    12   11    7    43    32   11   35   58,33
 75  Malaysia           33    12   10   11    47    38    9   34   51,52
 76  Ghana              33    11   11   11    40    32    8   33   50,00
 77  Surinam            40    11    9   20    58    67   -9   31   38,75
 78  Iceland            56    10   11   35    48   131  -83   31   27,68
 79  Kenya              30    10    8   12    36    47  -11   28   46,67
 80  Russia             21    11    5    5    42    17   25   27   64,29
 81  Angola             25     8   10    7    26    21    5   26   52,00
 82  Zimbabwe           29     9    8   12    26    38  -12   26   44,83
 83  Dutch Antlles      38     7   12   19    25    80  -55   26   34,21
 84  Croatia            17    10    4    3    31    18   13   24   70,59
 85  Singapore          30     9    5   16    34    50  -16   23   38,33
 86  South Africa       15     8    4    3    16    13    3   20   66,67
 87  Sudan              22     5   10    7    23    32   -9   20   45,45
 88  Thailand           35     8    4   23    35    69  -34   20   28,57
 89  Bahrain            24     7    5   12    25    33   -8   19   39,58
 90  Lithuania          25     7    5   13    22    40  -18   19   38,00
 91  Oman               18     6    5    7    26    18    8   17   47,22
 92  Jordan             22     6    5   11    24    33   -9   17   38,64
 93  Uzbekistan         14     6    4    4    33    21   12   16   57,14
 94  Libya              14     6    4    4    15    12    3   16   57,14
 95  Latvia             25     5    6   14    24    40  -16   16   32,00
 96  Fiji               18     6    4    8    18    50  -32   16   44,44
 97  Albania            54     5    6   43    31   117  -86   16   14,81
 98  Cyprus             64     6    4   54    39   199 -160   16   12,50
 99  Ukraine            12     6    3    3    11     9    2   15   62,50  
100  Senegal            21     5    5   11    18    25   -7   15   35,71
101  Liberia            20     5    5   10    11    20   -9   15   37,50
102  Panama             28     5    5   18    27    70  -43   15   26,79
103  Congo              18     5    4    9    17    23   -6   14   38,89
104  Gabon              17     6    2    9    16    25   -9   14   41,18
105  Yemen              22     5    4   13    23    37  -14   14   31,82
106  Kazakhstan         12     5    3    4    22    21    1   13   54,17
107  Niger              12     5    3    4    10    15   -5   13   54,17
108  Malawi             18     4    5    9    12    21   -9   13   36,11
109  India              17     4    5    8    18    35  -17   13   38,24
110  Ethiopia           23     3    7   13    23    41  -18   13   28,26
111  Togo               21     4    4   13    16    38  -22   12   28,57
112  Bangladesh         26     6    0   20    20    61  -41   12   23,08
113  Czech Republic     10     5    1    4    16     6   10   11   55,00
114  Slovakia           10     5    1    4    18    14    4   11   55,00
115  Lebanon            12     3    5    4    12    16   -4   11   45,83
116  Bermuda            14     4    3    7    16    27  -11   11   39,29
117  St Vincent & Gren. 20     4    3   13    22    65  -43   11   27,50
118  Madagascar         10     4    2    4    14    12    2   10   50,00
119  Solomon Island     12     3    4    5    27    36   -9   10   41,67
120  Venezuela          52     2    6   44    26   158 -132   10    9,62
121  Tajikistan          6     4    1    1    15     2   13    9   75,00
122  Macedonia          10     4    1    5    22    18    4    9   45,00
123  Burkina Faso       14     3    3    8    15    24   -9    9   32,14
124  Sierra Leone       17     3    3   11    15    30  -15    9   26,47
125  Tanzania           11     1    6    4    10    13   -3    8   36,36
126  Dominican Republic 10     3    2    5    11    25  -14    8   40,00
127  Guyana             16     3    2   11    14    34  -20    8   25,00
128  Taiwan             32     2    4   26    15   113  -98    8   12,50
129  Burundi             6     3    1    2     4     4    0    7   58,33
130  Georgia             8     3    1    4     7     9   -2    7   43,75
131  Armenia            10     1    5    4     8    17   -9    7   35,00
132  Macau              21     3    1   17     8    98  -90    7   16,67
133  St Kitts & Nevis    4     2    2    0     8     3    5    6   75,00
134  Kyrgyzstan          5     3    0    2    12    11    1    6   60,00
135  Bosnia-Hercegovina  8     3    0    5     9    14   -5    6   37,50
136  Barbados            9     3    0    6     6    13   -7    6   33,33
137  Uganda              8     3    0    5     7    15   -8    6   37,50
138  Namibia            12     2    2    8     9    30  -21    6   25,00
139  Antigua & Barbuda  14     2    2   10    15    43  -28    6   21,43
140  Estonia            24     2    2   20    11    60  -49    6   12,50
141  Malta              52     1    4   47    17   165 -148    6    5,77
142  Luxembourg         82     2    2   78    41   280 -239    6    3,66
143  Gambia              6     2    1    3     6    13   -7    5   41,67
144  Papua New Guinea    6     2    1    3     5    13   -8    5   41,67
145  Grenada             6     2    0    4    13    16   -3    4   33,33
146  Turkmenistan        6     2    0    4     8    13   -5    4   33,33
147  Tonga               4     2    0    2     3    13  -10    4   50,00
148  Tahiti              8     1    2    5     7    20  -13    4   25,00
149  Faroe Islands      20     2    0   18    11    69  -58    4   10,00  
150  Dominica            4     1    1    2     6     6    0    3   37,50
151  Saar                4     1    1    2     4     8   -4    3   37,50
152  Swaziland           5     1    1    3     1     8   -7    3   30,00
153  Belarus            10     1    1    8     5    21  -16    3   15,00
154  Sri Lanka          11     1    1    9     4    30  -26    3   13,64
155  Puerto Rico        12     1    1   10     6    36  -30    3   12,50
156  Western Samoa       2     1    0    1     2     2    0    2   50,00
157  Somalia             2     0    2    0     1     1    0    2   50,00
158  Guinea Bissau       2     1    0    1     4     5   -1    2   50,00
159  Mauritania          4     0    2    2     1     5   -4    2   25,00
160  South Vietnam       3     1    0    2     1     5   -4    2   33,33
161  Saint Lucia         4     1    0    3     3     9   -6    2   25,00
162  Lesotho             4     0    2    2     3    10   -7    2   25,00
163  Mozambique          8     0    2    6     7    21  -14    2   12,50
164  Azerbaijan          8     1    0    7     3    22  -19    2   12,50
165  Benin              10     1    0    9     4    35  -31    2   10,00
166  Vietnam            14     1    0   13     6    39  -33    2    7,14
167  Nepal              16     0    2   14     2    58  -56    2    6,25
168  South Yemen         2     0    1    1     4     7   -3    1   25,00
169  Botswana            4     0    1    3     1     9   -8    1   12,50
170  Mauritius           6     0    1    5     4    17  -13    1    8,33
171  Slovenia            8     0    1    7     5    20  -15    1    6,25
172  Vanuatu             6     0    1    5     3    21  -18    1    8,33
173  Cambodia            6     0    1    5     2    27  -25    1    8,33
174  San Marino         18     0    1   17     2    88  -86    1    2,78
175  Aruba               2     0    0    2     3     6   -3    0    0,00
176  Cook Island         2     0    0    2     1     4   -3    0    0,00
177  Belize              2     0    0    2     2     6   -4    0    0,00
178  Ruanda              2     0    0    2     1     5   -4    0    0,00
179  Cayman Islands      2     0    0    2     0     6   -6    0    0,00
180  Philippines         3     0    0    3     0    10  -10    0    0,00
181  Nicaragua           4     0    0    4     2    13  -11    0    0,00
182  Palestine           4     0    0    4     3    15  -12    0    0,00
183  Moldova             8     0    0    8     2    21  -19    0    0,00
184  Brunei              6     0    0    6     2    29  -27    0    0,00
185  Liechtenstein      10     0    0   10     3    52  -49    0    0,00
186  Maldives            6     0    0    6     0    59  -59    0    0,00
187  Pakistan           16     0    0   16     6    70  -64    0    0,00

              TOTAL   7461  2941 1579 2941 10943 10943   0



About this document

Prepared and maintained by Héctor Darío Pelayes for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Héctor Darío Pelayes (hectorpelayes@hotmail.com)
Last updated: 29 Jul 1999

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