Viet Nam have moved up five steps to 129th position in the latest FIFA rankings.
Viet Nam top the Southeast Asian nations, followed by Thailand (135th) and the Philippines (145th).
In Asia, Japan top the list in 26th place, followed by Australia (39th) and South Korea (47th).
Spain remain the team to beat, with Germany and Argentina completing the top three.
The next FIFA rankings will be announced on April 14.-VNS