India climbs a spot to 162nd in FIFA rankings

The Indian football team has climbed one place to be 162nd in the latest rankings released by world football’s governing body FIFA.
India currently has 139 points. India has gained three spots from 166th to 163rd after winning the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship beating Afghanistan 2-1 in the final last month. Iran (44) are the highest ranked Asian nation while the SAFF Cup runners-up Afghanistan has dropped a spot to 154th position.