Pakistan rise to 176th spot in FIFA rankings

KARACHI: Pakistan have improved their world football position by two places, according to the world rankings released by FIFA on August 8.

Pakistan, who were placed at the 178th spot last month, now occupy the 176th spot.

The improvement in the ranking was witnessed following the team’s participation in the Palestine tournament where they drew both their matches.

Maldives, who will also feature in the Nehru Cup in India later this month, went up three places to 161. India slumped to 168 from their previous 163.

Afghanistan lost two places and now sit in 164th position; Sri Lanka improved three places to reach 179. Nepal fell to 162 from 155, while Bangladesh showed the greatest decline to 169 from their previous 151.

[The News]