India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings

Updated: 12 September 2013 21:40 IST

The FIFA rankings added salt to India's wounds, a day after the country failed to defend its SAFF Cup title, losing to Afghanistan in Kathmandu.

India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings
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New Delhi:

In a major embarrassment, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, issued on Thursday.

The FIFA rankings added salt to India's wounds, a day after the country failed to defend its SAFF Cup title, losing 0-2 to Afghanistan in Kathmandu.

Wim Kovermans-coached India have 143 points in their kitty in the updated list.

By virtue of the lone international title, war-torn Afghanistan have climbed up seven places to the 132nd position.

Current World champion Spain continue to lead the FIFA rankings ahead of second-placed Argentina who have jumped two places. Germany have dropped a rung to the third spot, while Italy are placed fourth.

Topics : Football Federation Internationale de Football Association India
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