India ahead of Pakistan in FIFA rankings

Updated: 04 October 2012 14:55 IST

Indian football team moved a place up to be 168th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday. India, who last month won a hat-trick of Nehru Cup titles, have 114 points.

New Delhi:

Indian football team moved a place up to be 168th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday. India, who last month won a hat-trick of Nehru Cup titles, have 114 points.

Reigning world champions and Euro 2012 winners Spain continued to top the table with 1611 points even as five-time FIFA World Cup winners Brazil slumped to a lowly 14th.

Germany remained static in the second spot with 1459 points while Portugal moved a place up to third with 1259 points.

Argentina, who made a leap of three places, and England, who went down two rungs, complete the top-5.

Nehru Cup participant, Afghanistan, were two places above India at 166th, while neighbours Bangladesh and Pakistan were 169th and 177th, respectively.

Topics : Football Pakistan New Zealand India Federation Internationale de Football Association
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