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Spain climb two places, India static at 105th in FIFA rankings

India drew with Myanmar 2-2 at home in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers during this ranking period.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

India will breach historical best FIFA ranking soon: Stephen Constantine

Owing to seven international wins on the trot since last year, the Indian team is currently sitting at exactly 100th spot, and Constantine said by the time the Asian Cup qualifiers end in March next year they should be placed better than the 94th achieved in February 1996.

Jun 23, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

India vs Nepal: Sunil Chhetri returns to boost Blue Tigers's chances in football friendly — PREVIEW

The international friendly is to be played at the Football Arena in Andheri Sports Complex where India's dramatic ascension to no. 100 in the FIFA rankings commenced last September with a 4-0 rout of Puerto Rico.

Jun 05, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

India football team capable of competing against anyone, claims coach Stephen Constantine

India have won 11 out of the last 13 matches including an unofficial friendly match against Bhutan, helping the side to reach 100 in the FIFA rankings.

May 25, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

We shouldn't get carried away by FIFA rankings: Sunil Chhetri

Chhetri is hopeful that change in rankings will give them favourable draw in Asian competitions.

Apr 06, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

FIFA Ranking: India drop two places to 132; Argentina remain no 1

The Indian football team dropped two notches to No.132 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, due to the fact that Guyana and Niger moved up five and three places in the table respectively.

Mar 09, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

FIFA Ranking: Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top; India gain 6 places

India (129) and Maldives (145) also gained substantial jumps in the list, with 6 and 9 respectively.

Jan 12, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

India rise to best FIFA rankings in over a decade

The Indian team has jumped 42 places in less than two years.

Jan 12, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

India jump 11 places: Stephen Constantine's boys rise to best FIFA rankings in 6 years

In August 2010, India were ranked 137th which stayed India's best ever FIFA Ranking since then.

Oct 20, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

FIFA Rankings out! Here are the top 10 International sides following an eventful Euro 2016

Chris Coleman led Wales jumped 15 places to 11th, two above their arch rivals England who sit at 13.

Jul 14, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

FIFA rankings: India gain two spots, Belgium remain on top

With 142 points, India are currently ranked 160th in the FIFA ranking.

Mar 03, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

FIFA rankings: India climb a spot to 162nd, Belgium still number one

India, with 139 points, are ranked 31st in the Asian Football Confederation ranking.

Feb 05, 2016, 00:23 AM IST

Sunil Chhetri, Jeje Lalpekhlua power India to 7th SAFF Cup title; beat Afghanistan 2-1 in extra-time

Chhetri scored the winner in the 101th minute as the score remained 1-1 in regulation time. Zubayr Amiri scored the first goal of the match in the 69th minute, but India's semi-final hero Jeje Lalpekhlua equalised within minutes..

Jan 03, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

India gains six places, ends year at 166th in FIFA rankings

Overall, Belgium occupied the top spot in a year-ending rankings chart for the first time in its history.

Dec 03, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Belgium set to dethrone Argentina as world's top-ranked football team

Belgium are set to replace World Cup finalist Argentina as the world's top-ranked football team in the next FIFA world rankings in November.

Oct 14, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

India drop 12 places to 167th in FIFA rankings

India have dropped 12 places to the 167th spot in the latest global football rankings, released on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Belgium move ahead of world champions Germany in FIFA rankings

Belgium moved ahead of Germany into second place in the updated FIFA rankings released on Thursday after the world champions had points devalued from last year`s triumph in Brazil.

Aug 06, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

Wales ready for moment in the spotlight, says Chris Coleman

Wales manager Chris Coleman says his players are relishing a rare moment in the spotlight as they prepare for Friday`s crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Jurgen Klinsmann`s fearless USA flying high after German, Dutch wins

Jurgen Klinsmann says the USA need fear none of the world`s top teams after beating both world champions Germany and the Netherlands ahead of next month`s Gold Cup title defence.

Jun 11, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Bhutan leap 46 places in FIFA rankings, Belgium go third

Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on Thursday after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories.

Apr 09, 2015, 14:28 PM IST