Above: Haiti’s Grenadiers in action against Dartmouth earlier this year
By the Caribbean Journal staff
Haiti’s Grenadiers surged 18 spots in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, overtaking Jamaica as the top-ranked Caribbean side.
Haiti is now ranked 39th in the world, ahead of Turkey and just behind Serbia.
Jamaica fell six spots to 56th on the list, followed in the Caribbean by Trinidad and Tobago, which rose 11 spots to 68th, just ahead of Cape Verde Islands.
Fourth in the Caribbean is the Dominican Republic, which is ranked 93rd in the world. Cuba was fifth in the Caribbean in the rankings, rising 41 spots to 100th in the world.