India Climb Three Spots To Re-Enter Top-100 In FIFA Rankings

Updated: 15 March 2018 18:56 IST

Among Asian countries, India is now at the 13th spot, above the likes of Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain and North Korea.

India Climb Three Spots To Re-Enter Top-100 In FIFA Rankings
India now have 339 points in their kitty to be at the joint 99th spot with Libya. © AFP

The Indian football team jumped three places to 99 in the latest FIFA rankings for the month of February released on Thursday. The Stephen Constantine-coached side will take on the Kyrgyz Republic in a 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying match on March 27 at the Dolon Omurzakov Stadium in Bishkek. India have already booked their berth in the Asian Cup after a gap of 27 years. India are yet to play in 2018, having last featured in a 2-2 draw against Myanmar in the return-leg match of the AFC Asian Cup qualifying Group A match last November.

India gained six points from their February rating points (333) to make the three-spot leap. After being ranked 14th in the Asian confederation in February, India made a one-spot leap in that regard while Iran continues to lead the way in the continent.

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Highlights
  • India are now placed at 99th in the latest chart released on Thursday
  • India will take on the Kyrgyz Republic on March 27
  • India gained six points from their February rating points
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