International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFHS) released a new ranking of the best leagues on the planet. Above the Premier League, a Brazilian is number one in the world.
In Concacaf, Mexico (ranked 26) continues to excel and Honduras’ national league tops Central America. Costa Rica, Guatemala and Nicaragua also appear.
The Honduras competition (ranked 36) is second in CONCACAF above Costa Rica (37), while Liga Promérica is third.
Fourth is Guatemala (42), Major League Soccer (USA) is fifth (43) and Nicaragua is 59th.
Top leagues in Concacaf, according to IFFHS
MX League (26th)
National League of Honduras (36th)
Costa Rica’s ProMerica League (37th)
Guatemala National League (42nd)
US Major League Soccer (43rd)
Nicaraguan First League (59th)
* Panamanian Soccer League and El Salvador Major League not included in Top 80*.
For 2021, Costa Rica ranked 45th ahead of Honduras, which, according to the IFFHS, was ranked 63rd in the world.