India jumps 11 places to 152nd in football rankings

India has made a big leap of 11 places to occupy the 152nd spot in the latest world football rankings issued by FIFA, while Argentina remains on top. Although India is the fourth best positive mover among the Asian countries this month but Tajikistan (up 19 places to 145th), Yemen (up 16 places to 160th) and Turkmenistan (up 14 places to 120th). Iran (39th) remain Asia’s number one ranked team, followed by Korea Republic (48th), Uzbekistan (56th), Japan (57th) and Australia (59th). 

Overall, Argentina remain on top, despite losing to Chile in the Copa America Centenario summit clash. Belgium,Colombia, Germany and Chile retained their places at second, third, fourth and fifth while UEFA Euro 2016 champions Portugal moved up two places to be at sixth. Euro losing finalists France are at seven, followed by former world champions Spain, Brazil and Italy in the top 10.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. What is the rank of India in latest world football rankings issued by FIFA?
2. Which country has topped in the latest world football rankings?

Courtesy: The Hindu


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