Currently, India are placed 13th in Asia, sandwiched between Iran and Hong Kong.
AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said: ” Development of Women’s Football is one of our priorities and it’s heartening to see the Women’s Team rise in FIFA Rankings. Congratulations.”
National Coach Maymol Rocky said: “We’ve seen successes as well as have faced quite a few tough competitions of late. The rise in FIFA Rankings reflects our hard work which is being put in by the team relentlessly.”
She added more: “Bringing in new blood and creating competition for places in the Team has been a process and I’m pleased we are moving in the right direction.”
The next FIFA Ranking will be published on December 15, 2017.