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Germany retain top spot, India remain at No. 102 in latest FIFA rankings

The Indian football team remained static at the 102nd position while Germany continued to top the charts in the latest FIFA rankings.

football Updated: Feb 16, 2018 09:05 IST
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse, Lausanne
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India are currently No. 102 in the FIFA rankings.(AFP/Getty Images)

World champions Germany remain top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday as there was no move in the top 10 during a last month in which few internationals took place.

Iceland were the only climbers in the top 20, up two places to 18th having thrashed minnows Indonesia in two friendlies in January.

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Olympic champions Brazil are second in the rankings with European title-holders Portugal third.

Mexico are the top north and central American team in 17th, Tunisia lead the Africans in 23rd while 33rd-ranked Iran are leading in Asia.

World Cup hosts Russia, who have been playing only friendlies for the last two years, are 61st.

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The top 10 is dominated by Europe with seven teams, while South America provides the other three.

The Indian football team remained static at the 102nd position in the latest FIFA rankings.

Sunil Chhetri and co didn’t have any international fixture throughout the previous month and held on to their spot with 333 points in the ranking list that was topped by 2014 World Cup Champions Germany with 1602 ratings.

First Published: Feb 16, 2018 09:05 IST