Earlier in the day, the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in the first rankings of 2020, India moved up two spots to be in 55th position behind Northern Ireland and ahead of Venezuela.
India have 1432 points, the same as last month and they retain their 11th position in the Asian (AFC) Women’s rankings.
In South Asia, India remain in top spot ahead of Nepal (99th), Bangladesh (134th), Sri Lanka (140th), the Maldives (142nd), and Bhutan (154th) with Pakistan currently unranked.
There were one change in the top 5. The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup winners United States (2,181 pts) retain top spot ahead of Germany (2,090 pts); but France (2,036 pts) and the Netherlands (2.032 pts) switched positions, while Sweden (2,007 pts) completes the top five.