FIFA Rankings: India jumps to 104th position – In the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday, the Indian football team has done well in its impressive Asian Cup qualifying campaign as it has jumped two places to 104th position. The Blue Tigers are placed below New Zealand (103rd) after a 0-1 defeat to Costa Rica in the Intercontinental Play-Offs earlier this month, who were eliminated from the 2022 FIFA World Cup spot. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest FIFA World Rankings update.

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FIFA rankings: India rise to 104th position in FIFA men’s rankings after impressive AFC qualification: check latest FIFA rankings

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1
Brazil
Brazil 1832.69 4.87
2
Belgium
Belgium 1827 -5.08
3
Argentina
Argentina 1765.13 5.52
4
France
France 1789.85 -25.00
5
England
England 1761.71 -24.25
6
Spain
Spain 1709.19 6.84
7
Italy
Italy 1723.31 -9.45
8
The Netherlands
The Netherlands 1658.66 20.75
9
Portugal
Portugal 1674.78 3.87
10
Denmark
Denmark 1653.6 11.87
11
Germany
Germany 1650.53 6.43
12
Mexico
Mexico 1658.82 -9.25
13
Uruguay
Uruguay 1635.73 7.98
14
America
America 1633.72 1.29
15
Croatia
Croatia 1621.11 11.04
16
Switzerland
Switzerland 1635.32 -13.89
17
Colombia
Colombia 1600.52 3.55
18
Senegal
Senegal 1584.16 9.29
19
Wales
Wales 1588.08 -5.95
20
Sweden
Sweden 1584.77 -21.33
21
Peru
Peru 1562.32 -0.08
22
Morocco
Morocco 1551.88 7.02
23
IR Iran
IR Iran 1564.49 -5.85
24
Japan
Japan 1553.44 -0.67
25
Serbia
Serbia 1547.53 2.00
26
Poland
Poland 1544.2 1.98
27
Ukraine
Ukraine 1535.08 7.71
28
Republic of Korea
Republic of Korea 1519.54 4.3
29
Chile
Chile 1526.4 -11.54
30
Tunisia
Tunisia 1499.8 6.06
31
Nigeria
Nigeria 1504.01 0.69
32
Czech Republic
Czech Republic 1500.62 2.28
33
Austria
Austria 1500.37 2.10
34
Costa Rica
Costa Rica 1503.09 -3.03
35
Russia
Russia 1493.42 0.00
36
Norway
Norway 1463.5 25.07
37
Hungary
Hungary 1466.08 20.68
38
Cameroon
Cameroon 1480.48 4.48
39
Australia
Australia 1462.29 21.44
40
Egypt
Egypt 1500.67 -18.04
41
Algeria
Algeria 1461.26 19.33
42
Turkey
Turkey 1461.81 13.32
43
Canada
Canada 1479 -5.18
44
Ecuador
Ecuador 1452.63 11.11
45
Scotland
Scotland 1472.66 -9.70
46
Gardener
Gardener 1436.62 11.12
47
You will not answer
You will not answer 1449.48 -7.00
48
Greece
Greece 1421.43 20.02
49
Qatar
Qatar 1441.41 0.00
50
Paraguay
Paraguay 1443.3 -3.17

FIFA ranking: India has won two places

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India’s ranking among the members of the Asian Football Confederation, however, remains at 19th position. Iran ranks 23rd among AFC nations.

The team led by Sunil Chhetri had their best Asian Cup qualifying campaign earlier this month when they won their three league matches at the top of Group D and secured a place in the 24-team final to be held in 2023.

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FIFA rankings: India rise to 104th position in FIFA men's rankings after impressive AFC qualification: check latest FIFA rankings
FIFA rankings: India rise to 104th position in FIFA men’s rankings after impressive AFC qualification: check latest FIFA rankings

It was India’s fifth overall qualification and the country qualified for the Asian Cup for the first time. In the overall rankings, Brazil is at the top three months after taking the top spot from Belgium (2nd).

Argentina jumped one place to third at the expense of France (4th) after paying for four unbeaten games in the UEFA Nations League.

England, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Denmark complete the top-10. The next FIFA world ranking will come out 25th August 2022.

FIFA rankings: India rise to 104th position in FIFA men’s rankings after impressive AFC qualification: check latest FIFA rankings

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