Points to Remember:
- The Indian football team dropped two places to 106th position in the latest FIFA rankings issued.
- The downward slid came following the Blue Tigers’ 1-1 draw against lower-ranked Bangladesh in the FIFA World Cup qualifier earlier this month.
- The draw against Bangladesh came after India’s impressive 0-0 stalemate against Asian champions Qatar in September.
- Bangladesh, however, benefitted from the draw, jumping three rungs to 184th spot.
- Belgium has managed to hold on to the top spot, followed by France and Brazil.
- Top-ten rivals Uruguay (5th, up 1), Croatia (7th, up 1), Argentina (9th, up 1) have edged closer to the summit, according to the FIFA website.
- England are placed fourth ahead of Uruguay, Portugal, Croatia, Spain, Argentina and Colombia.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- What is India’s position in the latest FIFA rankings 2019? 106th
- Which nation has topped the latest FIFA rankings 2019? Belgium