The Indian ladies’ football crew has hopped to 57th in the FIFA rankings after some great exhibitions as of late.
In Asia the side is positioned eleventh. It has 1422 to its kitty when contrasted with 1392 in the past positioning.
Since January, they have played 18 matches, won 12, drawn one and lost five.
The group had presentation visits to Hong Kong, Indonesia and Turkey and played in the SAFF Championships, the AFC Olympic Qualifiers Round 2, other than including in the debut Hero Gold Cup universal competition in Bhubaneswar.
The group is slated to play the COTIF Cup in Spain in the not so distant future.
Head Coach Maymol Rocky commended the players for the ascent in the FIFA rankings.
Maymol said, “The entire credit goes with the girls. They have worked hard for it, and we need to work harder from now on.”
The Indian men’s group chief Sunil Chhetri, right now the second most astounding objective scorer in worldwide football among dynamic players with 70 strikes, said he was “extremely proud of the girls”.
Chhetri said, “They have been doing really well. I’m really proud of the girls … they can do wonders. I hope they keep working hard, keep doing what they are doing. I’m sure things will keep on improving.”
AIFF Women’s Player of the Year Ashalata Devi felt “the aim should be to climb higher”.
She said, “We are aware of our abilities. The self-belief after the exposure tours has been driving us. We need to break into the top 10 in Asia.”