Indian football team gains two places in FIFA rankings

The 'Blue Tigers' are now at the 105th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, courtesy their 4-1 win over Macau in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers last week.
FIFA Rankings Source: AIFF/MEDIA
Edited by: India TV Sports Desk New Delhi October 16, 2017 16:22 IST

The Indian football team on Monday received a boost in FIFA rankings, a week after qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup by moving up two places to be at the 105th spot. The 'Blue Tigers' were ranked 107th last month but they are now at 105th in the latest rankings, courtesy their win over Macau in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers last week. 

With 328 ranking points, India are just a rung below Zimbabwe and one spot above Niger. 

Among the Asian Football Confederation countries, India are at the 14th spot. 

India produced a dominating performance to thump Macau 4-1 in their fourth qualification match for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. With that victory, India have qualified for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the UAE.

(With PTI Inputs)

 
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