FIFA Ranking: India Back At It After 21 Years!
July 10, 2017
Indian football team achieves best FIFA ranking in 21 years.
INDIA AND FIFA RANKINGS
The Indian football team achieved its best FIFA ranking since February 1996 as they were placed at No.96 in the latest rankings released on Thursday. In the process, India is currently 12th in Asian Football Confederation (AFC). India’s best ever FIFA ranking till date stays 94 which was attained in February 1996.
A TALE OF TOIL
India was ranked 171 when Stephen Constantine took over as national coach for the second time in February 2015 and slipped further to 173 in March 2015. Indian football and the national team have been on an upsurge with a string of good results leading to a climb of 77 places in the rankings over the last two years. The team has won 13 of their last 15 matches and is unbeaten in the last eight, including the unofficial match against Bhutan.