India women’s team rises to 56 in FIFA rankingsSeptember 1, 2017
NEW DELHI: Indian women’s football team jumped four places to be ranked 56th in the recently-released FIFA rankings. India are now placed 13th in Asia, sandwiched between Iran and Hong Kong.
“Development of women’s football is one of our priorities and it’s heartening to see the women’s team rise in FIFA rankings. Congratulations,” AIFF general secretary Kushal Das said.
National coach Maymol Rocky said, “We’ve seen successes as well as have faced quite a few tough competitions of late. The rise in FIFA Rankings reflects our hard work which is being put in by the team relentlessly.”
“Bringing in new blood and creating competition for places in the team has been a process and I’m pleased we are moving in the right direction,” she added.
The next FIFA rankings will be published on December 15, 2017.