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India attain best annual FIFA rankings in 6 years, jump two places to reach 135

India attain best annual FIFA rankings in 6 years, jump two places to reach 135

National coach Stephen Constantine attributed the upsurge to all his players and the staff.

India vs Puerto Rico: Stephen Constantine hails Sunil Chhetri as Indian football team's 'talisman'

India vs Puerto Rico: Stephen Constantine hails Sunil Chhetri as Indian football team's 'talisman'

To tone down the euphoria and give it a realistic touch, the Englishman said winning just one game against Puerto Rico wouldn't change India's FIFA rankings.

India drops one place to 163rd in FIFA rankings

India drops one place to 163rd in FIFA rankings

 Indian football team slipped one place to occupy 163rd position in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.

FIFA rankings: India drop two spots to 162

FIFA rankings: India drop two spots to 162

With 142 points, Stephen Constantine's men are placed 162nd in the global ranking.

Argentina top as South America dominate FIFA rankings

Argentina top as South America dominate FIFA rankings

Argentina moved top as South America dominated the monthly FIFA rankings on Thursday with five teams, half of the continent`s total, in the top 10.

See shocking results while looking at Test cricket nations' FIFA rankings

See shocking results while looking at Test cricket nations' FIFA rankings

Interestingly, Men in Blue, who holds the 2nd spot in cricket are at 163rd spot in soccer.

Belgium end 2015 top of FIFA world rankings

Belgium end 2015 top of FIFA world rankings

Germany have dropped down to fourth place with Argentina and Spain ahead of them.

Belgium dethrone Germany as World No.1 in FIFA rankings

Belgium dethrone Germany as World No.1 in FIFA rankings

Five-time World Cup winner Brazil are languishing at 8th position.

India drop to 172nd, Belgium top FIFA rankings

India drop to 172nd, Belgium top FIFA rankings

India is also ranked a dismal 33rd amongst Asian teams.

India face Turkmenistan test in 2018 football World Cup Qualifiers

India face Turkmenistan test in 2018 football World Cup Qualifiers

 After three consecutive defeats, India will have a tough task ahead of them against Turkmenistan when the two teams clash in the 2018 World Cup qualification match at the Ashgabat Stadium here on Thursday.

Argentina on top in FIFA world rankings

Argentina on top in FIFA world rankings

Argentina continues to lead the men's soccer world rankings in the FIFA world rankings.

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: India suffer 0-3 thrashing against Iran

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: India suffer 0-3 thrashing against Iran

India on Tuesday slumped to their third successive loss in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as they suffered a 0-3 thrashing at the hands of mighty Iran in a group match here.

India gain a place to 155th in FIFA rankings

India gain a place to 155th in FIFA rankings

The Indian football team has climbed up a place to occupy 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday.

India take on Nepal in international football friendly

India take on Nepal in international football friendly

India once again take on their neighbours Nepal in an international friendly football match here on Monday ahead of their crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers match against continental heavyweights Iran early next month.

India static at 156th in FIFA rankings

India static at 156th in FIFA rankings

 The Indian football team continued to languish at 156th in the latest FIFA rankings as world champions Germany dropped to number three, with beaten finalist Argentina still holding on to the numero uno spot.

Welsh stars past and present heap praise on current crop

Welsh stars past and present heap praise on current crop

As Welsh football enjoys a run of success that has seen the side rise to 10th in the FIFA rankings, a former manager and leading light of the current squad believe qualification for the Euro 16 finals in France will be just reward for a golden generation.

Argentina top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years

Argentina top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years

Argentina have moved to the top of the FIFA rankings for the first time in seven years despite being beaten by Chile in the Copa America final.

India drop 15 spots to 156th in latest FIFA rankings

India drop 15 spots to 156th in latest FIFA rankings

 India on Thursday dropped a whopping 15 places to languish at the 156th position in the latest FIFA rankings.

AIFF has to play bigger role to improve football in India: Sourav Ganguly

AIFF has to play bigger role to improve football in India: Sourav Ganguly

Expressing disappointment at the falling standard of Indian football, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the AIFF must take a cue from BCCI on developing the game in the country.

World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Minnows Guam stun India 2-1

World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Minnows Guam stun India 2-1

India suffered an embarrassing 1-2 defeat to tiny pacific island side Guam, ranked 33 places below them in the FIFA rankings, in their 2018 football World Cup qualifying group match here on Tuesday.