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The latest FIFA World Rankings were released today and the Indian national men's team sits at 97, up two spots from where they were in March.

Thanks to two away victories in friendly matches over Azerbaijan (1-0) and Slovenia (2-0), the team now is occupying 79th place.

In the previous rankings, Nigeria was on 52nd position with 609 points.

The three times Africa champions did not engage themselves in friendlies games in last month's Federation Internationale de Football Association free days.

Meanwhile, Tunisia team jumped nine spots, climbing up to 14th place to the top of African and Arab rankings after defeating Costa Rica and Iran 1-0 in March.

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On continental level, Ghana still hold on to the eighth position, ahead of Burkina Faso (53) and Cape Verde (58) in the top 10.

The large number of global fixtures over the last month has led to plenty of changes in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, including Belgium reaching the top three and six sides attaining their highest-ever position.

World Cup champions Germany maintain their number one spot, Brazil in second, Belgium are third, Portugal are in fourth and Argentina fifth.

Croatia went down in three places to 18th, while Iceland dropped to 22nd in the world.

Likewise, Switzerland, France, Spain, Chile and Poland complete the list of top ten nations in world football.



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