India climb to 104th place in latest FIFA rankings with historic Asian Cup qualification
It’s not just the men’s team that moved up the rankings, the women’s team also moved up 3 places from 59th to 56th.
Sunil Chhetri. File photo/AFP
India’s magnificent Asian Cup qualifying campaign sees Blue Tigers progressing steadily to the last Fifa leaderboard, moving from 106th place to 104th place.
India’s men’s football team is ready to contest the Asian Cup in 2023 after beating Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Cambodia. The Sunil Chhetri LEDs India The team created its own slice of history by becoming the first Indian team to qualify for back-to-back Asian Cups after also taking part in the 2019 edition of the tournament.
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However, it wasn’t just the men’s team that climbed the rankings, the women’s team also moved up 3 places from 59th to 56th. They beat Egypt and Jordan 1-0 each earlier this year in friendlies.
(With ANI entries)