FIFA Rankings

Belgium occupy top spot, India at 108 in unchanged FIFA rankings

The Indian men's football team continued to remain at the 108th position as FIFA recently released an unchanged world rankings for the month of June.

Jun 12, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

India drop down to 103 in FIFA rankings

In April, India had jumped to 101. Before that, the Blue Tigers had dropped six spots to 103 in the February edition after ending last year on 97.

Jul 25, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

FIFA football rankings: Asian countries make huge jumps but India slides six places

Qatar, UAE, Japan and South Korea make take huge strides but India slips out of top-100 in FIFA's latest rankings.

Feb 07, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Belgium and France share top spot in FIFA rankings

Belgium have joined world champions France as the joint leaders in the FIFA rankings published on Thursday, the first time in the table’s 25-year history that the top spot has been shared.

Sep 20, 2018, 23:48 PM IST

Passion, talent and right philosophy can help India: Lizarazu

Former French star Bixente Lizarazu, who was a part of the triumphant 1998 World Cup squad, says a combination of right philosophy, talent and passion can help India improve its football profile.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

FIFA rankings 'loophole' likely to disappear after World Cup draw

A loophole that allows national teams to boost their seedings for the World Cup by avoiding friendly matches is likely to disappear after next year's finals in Russia, with changes due to the international calendar and a FIFA review of their rankings system.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Indian football team gains two places in FIFA rankings, 105th now

The Indian football team on Monday received a boost in FIFA rankings, a week after qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup by moving up two places to be at the 105th spot.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

India drop 10 places to be placed 107th in latest FIFA rankings

The Sunil Chhetri-led side registered two victories and a draw in three matches after they were placed at the 97th spot in August.

Sep 14, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Germany replace Brazil at top of FIFA rankings

Germany have risen to the top spot after recently beating Czech Republic 2-1 and thrashing Norway 6-0 in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Sep 14, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Indian women's team rises four places to 56th in FIFA rankings

The Indian team is ranked at 13th among Asian Football Confederation countries, sandwiched between Iran and Hong Kong.

Sep 01, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

FIFA Rankings: Team India drop one spot to 97th, Brazil dethrone Germany as top-ranked side

Among Asian countries, India are the 12th highest ranked team in the continent while Iran leads the chart at 24th spot.

Aug 10, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

India jump four places to be ranked at 96 in latest FIFA rankings

It must be said that the team is on the right path as not long ago in March 2015, the team was ranked as low as 173. 

Jul 06, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

FIFA Rankings: India break into top 100 for first time in after 21 years

India -- where the national pastime of cricket is something of an obsession that squeezes other sports out of the running -- last made the top 100 in 1996, reaching an all-time high of 94, before plunging.

May 04, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

FIFA Rankings: Indian football team rises to 101st postion, best-ever in two decades

The highest FIFA ranking achieved by India ever is 94, which was attained in February 1996. India were ranked 99 in November 1993 and 100 in October 1993, December 1993 and April 1996.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho to visit Pakistan to promote football

Cricket-obsessed Pakistan has a strong base of football fans and players, particularly in southwestern Balochistan and the southern city of Karachi.

Mar 14, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

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.

Sep 04, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2016, 23:25 PM IST

FIFA rankings: India drop two spots to 162

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

Apr 07, 2016, 18:07 PM IST

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.

Apr 07, 2016, 16:12 PM IST