The Indian football team on Thursday climbed one spot to the 96th in the recently releasedÂ FIFAÂ rankings.
IndiaÂ were ranked 97 in the previous rankings but moved up a rung afterÂ FIFAÂ implemented a new ranking system called ELO where points are added and subtracted to the team’s existing tally before every match.
They are clubbed with withÂ Sri LankaÂ andÂ MaldivesÂ in Group B of the SAFF meet.
Meanwhile, 2018Â FIFAÂ World Cup winnerÂ FranceÂ have taken a leap of six spots to clinch the number one FIFA ranking followed by Belgium, Brazil,Â CroatiaÂ andÂ Uruguay.
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Source: Matchday Frolics