Malaysia up to 167th in world rankings
The Harimau Malaya squad have moved up two rungs to 167th in the World FIFA rankings for November.
The improved ranking places Malaysia among the likes of Indonesia (160th), Nepal (162nd), Singapore (165th) and Cambodia (172nd).
However, the national squad are still miles behind neighbouring countries such as Vietnam (100th) and upcoming opponents Thailand (118th).
Malaysia are set to face Thailand in the AFF Suzuki Cup semi-final 1st leg tomorrow (Saturday, December 1) at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium.