FIFA Rankings: India drop one spot to be placed 97th

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The Blue Tigers dropped one spot to 97th in the latest edition of the FIFA Rankings....

India has slipped one spot below to be placed 97th in the latest edition of the FIFA Rankings following a month of inactivity. 

The Blue Tigers had achieved one of their best rankings in recent history when they climbed to the 96th spot last month. But with international football largely taking a backseat in the off-season, India have dropped one spot. 

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India still have 341 rating points, with no changes from their last month's tally. However, Canada jumped five spots to 95th following their performances in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, leading to India dropping to 97th. 

Curacao are the worst movers in this edition of the rankings, dropping 18 spots to 86th place. The best mover, on the other hand, who climbed 20 rungs to reach 136th spot. 

Among Asian countries, India are the 12th highest ranked team in the continent while Iran leads the chart at 24th spot. 

India's opponents in the upcoming tri-nation tournament, Mauritius and St. Kitts & Nevis, have been ranked 160th (down by seven spots) and 125th (down by one spot). 

As far as the global scenario is concerned, Brazil have gained the top spot from Germany while Argentina, Switzerland and Poland complete the top five. 

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