Turkey have moved up 19 spots into 18th place in the latest FIFA World Rankings. The World Football governing body updated their rankings on their official website this morning.
The Crescent-Stars booked a place in the European Championships after consecutive victories over the Netherlands, Czech Republic and finally Iceland.
Turkey had a 2.7 percent chance of making the summer tournament going into the Czech game but managed to turn round their fortunes and booked a place in Euro 2016 with a last minute free-kick from Selçuk İnan to beat Iceland.
The Turkish side beat Czech Republic 2-0 in Prague and then defeated Iceland 1-0 at the Konya Torku Arena in the last group stage game.
European footballing giants Netherlands bowed out of the group stages after finishing in fourth place after losing to the Czech’s in their final game.
The Crescent-Stars increased their points tally from 717 points last time around to 941 in the latest FIFA update.
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