FIFA Ranking: India retains 108th rank
On June 12, 2020, the FIFA ranking was released. Indian team retained its 108th position as the international football for the year 2020 has been suspended since March.
Belgium remained at the top spot and was ahead of France and Brazil. England and Uruguay continued to remain at fourth and fifth position. Croatia and Portugal were at sixth and seventh position respectively. They were followed by Spain, Argentina and Colombia.
FIFA is Federation Internationale de Football Association. It is an international governing body of association football. It was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Zurich. Around 211 member countries are associated with FIFA.
The current version of FIFA ranking was used in 2018. The rankings are formed based on points awarded to the teams. The points are awarded based on the results of international matches that were played by a country.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Sports Current Affairs