FOOTBALL- The Indian football team is placed at 103rd spot in the latest FIFA rankings released today. The fall of six places has been attributed to the team’s early exit from the 2019 Asian Cup.
Among Asian teams, India is at 18th place, down three spots from their earlier spot of 15th. Jordan, Vietnam and Palestine have overtaken India among Asian rankings.
Iran are still Asia’s highest-ranked team but Asian Cup finalists Qatar and Japan have recorded big jumps. Asian Cup winner Qatar jumped 38 spots to 55th and Japan jumped 23 spots to 27th.
In the overall rankings, there is no change in the top 10 spots. Belgium, France, Brazil, Croatia, England, Portugal, Uruguay, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark make the top 10.