• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

FOOTBALL

India rise to 96 in FIFA rankings, best in two decades

The Indian football team would benefit from one league

By: Sarwar Alam

The Indian football team on Thursday (6) rose to the 96th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, its best-ever in the last two decades and the second best overall. As far as Asia is concerned, India are the 12th highest ranked team in the continent, while Iran lead the chart at the 23rd spot. India’s best-ever FIFA ranking till date stays 94, which was attained in February 1996, while 99 was India’s second- best, achieved in November 1993. The national team has been on an upsurge with a string of impressive results leading to a climb of 77 places over…

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