India drops to 132 in FIFA rankings

India secured 233 points, which is 11 lower than its previous month’s total.

India dropped two places in the FIFA rankings.   -  Ritu Raj Konwar

The Indian football team slipped two places to be at 132nd spot in the latest FIFA rankings issued today.

India secured 233 points, which is 11 lower than its previous month’s total.

Among the countries from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), India rose a place to 19th among 46 nations, with Iran, ranked 33rd internationally, leading the way.

Among the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) members, India is comfortably placed the highest. Maldives is now placed 140th while Nepal (170), Bhutan (177), Bangladesh (193), Sri Lanka (197) and Pakistan (198) are ranked much lower.

India will have a chance to improve its rankings when it takes on Cambodia(friendly) and Myanmar(AFC Asian Cup qualifier).

Argentina leads the international rankings followed by Brazil, Germany, Chile and Belgium.

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