FIFA rankings: India up three spots

India, which is one place above 2022 World Cup host Qatar, is ranked 14th among Asian countries.

India garnered 13 points in the last one month for a total of 333 points.   -  AIFF Media

India jumped three rungs to be placed 102nd in the first FIFA rankings of the year released on Thursday.

India, which is just above 103rd placed Qatar, is ranked 14th among Asian countries.

India garnered 13 points in the last one month for a total of 333 points. The Indians remained unbeaten in 2017, having won seven of their nine matches while two ended in draws.

India had also qualified for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. The top 14 spots remained unchanged with reigning World Cup holder Germany at the top followed by Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium.

Iran is the top-ranked Asian team at the 34th position.

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