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Latest Football News –After the recently concluded AFC Asian Cup tournament, out of the group stage in 2019, the Indian football team dropped out of the top 100 in the latest FIFA rankings. Captain Sunil Chhetri’s team slipped six places to 103th position It has 1219 points. India also came in 18th place in AFC ranking. Asia is the number one team in Iran. Japan and South Korea are at number three on the second spot.
India’s ranking was 97th before Asia Cup
The Indian team was eliminated in the Asian Cup by defeating UAE and Bahrain. After this Coach Stephen Constantine resigned from his post. India will now have to improve their rankings by playing against high-ranking teams before the draw of the second round of the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers. It is worth noting that Qatar defeated champion Japan four times and Qatar won the Asia Cup title for the first time. Prior to this tournament, India’s FIFA ranking was 97th.