Argentina still No. 1 in FIFA rankings; Canada 62nd

Argentina held on to the top spot for a eighth straight month, while Canada moved up one place, in the monthly FIFA world rankings released Wednesday by soccer's international governing body.

Argentina held on to the top spot for a eighth straight month, while Canada moved up one place, in the monthly FIFA world rankings released Wednesday by soccer's international governing body.

Argentina, which has topped the list since October 2007, stayed ahead of South American rival Brazil, with Italy, Spain and Germany rounding out the top five.

The Czech Republic, France, Greece, Portugal and the Netherlands filled out places six through 10. The only change in the top 20 was Cameroon's jump over Mexico to 16th.

Canada, sandwiched between Peru and Venezuela, is tied with Bosnia-Herzegovina at No. 62.

Mexico is the top team from CONCACAF, the soccer confederation that covers North and Central America and the Caribbean, at No. 17.

Canada ranks fourth among CONCACAF nations behind Mexico, the United States (No. 21) and Honduras (No. 36).

Eight countries, including Aruba and Montserrat, are tied for last at No. 200.

The next FIFA ranking will be published June 4.