India’s men’s national football team has improved its FIFA World Rankings, moving up from 101st to 100th place in recently releases FIFA World Rankings.
- The team surpassed Lebanon and New Zealand to achieve this rank.
- India is now the 18th-ranked team in Asia and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
- In the month of June, India gained 4.24 ranking points in seven matches.
- This advancement in the rankings will have a significant impact on the upcoming 2026 World Cup qualifiers draw.
- The switch in positions between India and Lebanon in the AFC standings occurred due to Lebanon’s one-point decrease after their defeat to India in the Intercontinental Cup final.
- Argentina remains the top-ranked team in the FIFA World Rankings, followed by France.
- The United States of America has climbed two spots, moving from 13th to 11th in the rankings.
Q.: India’s men’s national football team recently moved up in the FIFA World Rankings to which position?
Ans : b) 100th