Malaysia's national coaching staff say that they are determined to lift the nation's dismal FIFA ranking by achieving positive results in upcoming international matches.
Harimau Malaya slipped two spots in the latest rankings released on Thursday to 171st -- their lowest spot in 22 years and only 38 positions from rock bottom.
The senior side have failed to win a game in 2015 and suffered a 10-0 thrashing at the hands of the United Arab Emirates in an AFC World Cup qualifier on Sept. 3.
World Cup holders Germany have climbed to second place in the latest FIFA world ranking, with Spain making a return to the top 10.
Joachim Low's Germany, who lifted the trophy in Brazil last summer, move up a place and overtake Belgium as they continue to close the gap on leaders Argentina.
Spain, meanwhile, climb five places to sixth, while Portugal rise two to fourth.
Nigeria have called up Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi to their squad for friendlies against DR Congo and Cameroon in October.
Iwobi, 19, was born in Nigeria but has played for England at the under-16, 17 and 18 levels, but FIFA said he is eligible for is birth country because he did not play in an official competition.
He is the nephew of former Nigeria star Jay-Jay Okocha and has permanent Nigerian citizenship.
In January, Iwobi spoke about his decision to play for Nigeria over England, saying: "My...