AIFF began this month on a high as FIFA awarded India the rights to host U-17 World Cup in 2017. Now Indian football has something more to cheer as the Women’s Senior National Team climbs up to their best-ever FIFA Ranking.
As per the December FIFA Rankings, the Indian Women’s Team are now placed 49th in the World.
India last played in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers in Palestine in May. The twice SAFF Champions effected a double on Bahrain on the road just before the AFC Championships.
African Nations Ghana and South Africa are above and below India respectively in the December Rankings of FIFA.