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India drop one spot to 97th in the latest FIFA rankings

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

dropped one rung below to be placed 97th in the latest edition of the FIFA Rankings issued today.

The Blue Tigers had achieved one of their best rankings in recent history when they climbed to the 96th spot last month.

But with international football largely taking a backseat in the off-season, have dropped one spot.

still have 341 rating points with no changes from their last month's tally.

has jumped five spots to 95th following their performances in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, leading to dropping to 97th.

Among Asian countries, are the 12th highest ranked team in the continent while leads the chart at 24th position.

Meanwhile, have gained the top spot from while Argentina, and Poland complete the top five.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 15:42 IST