India have dropped two places to be demoted from the 154th to the 156th position in the latest edition of FIFA rankings for January, and are placed 31st in the continent.
The Men in Blue picked up a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Philippines (133) on 16th November before following it up with a 2-0 win over Nepal (165) three days later. Wim Koevermans' side seemed to have benefited from playing friendlies on official FIFA dates but haven't featured on the international stage since.
Iran are the highest Asian ranked nation in the 34th spot followed by Japan who stepped up a place to reach the 48th step of the ladder.
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