Indian women's team jump four places to 56th rank in FIFA Rankings

Indian women team FIFA rankingsNEW DELHI: Indian Women's Football Team jumped 4 places in the recently-released FIFA Ranking. The Indian women are presently ranked 56.

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 Ranking will be published on December 15, 2017.