Bhutan tops Nepal in latest FIFA ranking

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Nepal has retained its earlier position of 170th in the latest FIFA ranking published on Thursday.

Among the South Asian countries, India is ranked 101st, Afghanistan 161st, Bhutan 164th, Maldives 175th position, Bangladesh 193rd, Sri Lanka 197th and Pakistan  201st.

India has moved 33 positions up in the FIFA ranking, whereas Bhutan topped Nepal this time by climbing 13 positions in the ranking topped by Brazil for the first time in the last seven years. Argentina, that remained in top position for the majority of 2016 has slipped to second position after the recent reverse against Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.

 

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