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India Women’s team rise to 56th in FIFA Women’s World Ranking

Indian Women's national team (Photo courtesy: AIFF Media)

The Indian Women’s National Team jumped four places in the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking. The Indian Women are presently ranked 56th. Currently, India are placed 13th in Asia, sandwiched between Iran and Hong Kong.

AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said: „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.“

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.“

She added more: „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.”

The next FIFA Women’s World Ranking will be published on December 15, 2017.