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10 months ago

India Back in Top 100 of FIFA Rankings, Eye AFC Asian Cup Qualification

India   FIFA Rankings (symbolic picture)
India FIFA Rankings (symbolic picture)

 

IIE Digital Desk : India have returned to the top 100 of the FIFA World Rankings for the first time since 2017, following their recent run of good form. The Blue Tigers are currently ranked 99th in the world, up four places from their previous ranking.

India's rise up the rankings has been driven by their recent performances in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. The team has won all three of their matches in the group stage, scoring 11 goals and conceding none. India's captain, Sunil Chhetri, has been in fine form for the team, scoring five goals in the qualifiers. The 37-year-old striker is now India's all-time leading goalscorer, with 83 goals to his name.

India's next match in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers is against Hong Kong on June 30. The team will be looking to maintain their unbeaten record and secure their place in the tournament. India have returned to the top 100 of the FIFA World Rankings for the first time in six years. The team's recent run of good form has been driven by their performances in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers. India will be looking to maintain their unbeaten record and secure their place in the tournament.


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