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FIFA Rankings: India’s Football Team Rises to 101

FIFA Rankings: India's Football Team Rises to 101_4.1

According to the latest FIFA rankings, the Indian men’s football team has climbed up five spots and is now ranked at 101. The team’s upward movement in the rankings can be attributed to their recent wins against Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan during the Tri-nation tournament, which helped them secure 8.57 rating points. The victories were achieved in matches held last month in Imphal, with scores of 1-0 and 2-0 against Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan, respectively. The current ranking chart is the first of the year, with the previous one being published on December 22.

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The Indian men’s football team has made a remarkable progress in the latest FIFA rankings, moving up by five places to reach the 101st spot, just one spot away from the top-100. The team earned 8.57 rating points after winning two matches against Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan in the Tri-nation tournament held last month in Imphal. However, India is still at the 19th position among 46 Asian nations with a total of 1200.66 points. India’s highest-ever ranking was at the 94th position in 1996, and the team has rarely made it to the top-100, making this achievement noteworthy.

According to the latest FIFA rankings, Argentina continues to hold the top spot as the world champions, followed by France, Brazil, Belgium, England, Netherlands, Croatia, Italy, Portugal, and Spain in the top 10 positions. Japan holds the highest rank among the Asian countries. 

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