Malaysia national team plunged an all-time low of 175th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.
The Harimau have not won in their last eight international matches since beating Cambodia 3-2 in November last year at the AFF Cup. This winless run has been Malaysia’s longest since 2013-14.
With the new ranking, Malaysia dropped to 36 in Asia and 8 in ASEAN behind Vietnam (No 112), Philippines (No 123), Thailand (129), Myanmar (140), Indonesia (160), Cambodia (172) and Singapore (173).
Reigning World Cup champion, Germany remain at number one, followed by Brazil and Portugal.
In Asia region, Iran moved down to 34 but still is the best Asian football team, followed by Australia, Japan and South Korea.