Before the Asia Cup, the Indian team was 97th.
There was no change in ranking of top-5 countries
Zurich (Switzerland). Indian male football team has dropped six places to 103rd in the latest world ranking released by FIFA. The Indian team, captained by Sunil Chhetri, now has 1219 points. He is out of the top 100.
The Indian team was eliminated from the tournament after losing to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain in the AFC Asian Cup. After this Coach Stephen Constantine resigned from his post. Before the Asia Cup, the Indian team was 97th.
Qatar jumped 38 places
The Qatar team, which won the AFC Asian Cup title, has improved its ranking to 38. She has now reached 55th position. Japan reached the finals at the AFC Asian Cup 23, while South Korea gained 15 places.
Iran became Asia's top football team
Iran has topped seven places in Asia and has reached the top. India has moved up 18 places to AFC ranking. There is no change in the top-20 in the latest FIFA World Rankings. Belgium first, France second, Brazil third, Croatia fourth and England remain at number five.