India drop 15 spots in latest FIFA rankings


Kolkata:  India dropped a whopping 15 places to languish at the 156th position in the latest FIFA rankings.

ile Copa America runners-up Argentina moved up two spots to top the list, ahead of Germany and Belgium, while Spain fell two positions to 12th, losing their place in the top 10. India went down in the rankings following two consecutive defeats in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Oman and Guam last month.

Meanwhile, Lionel Messi-led Argentina moved up two places to top the chart ahead of second-placed and world champions Germany and Belgium. Despite losing the Copa America to Chile in Saturday’s final, Argentina dethroned the reigning world champions Germany.