Bangladesh 194th in latest FIFA rankings

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

FIFAAt a time when the country was going crazy over the World Cup that begins in Russia on 14 June, Bangladesh fans were dealt with a blow.
Their national team were ranked 194th in the latest FIFA rankings published on June 7, languishing fifth among the seven football playing nations of South Asia.
Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Portugal and Argentina are the top five footballing nations in the whole world, according to the ranking.
Australia are 36th, the only country from Asia inside the top 50 while South Korea are 57th.
Among the South Asian neighbours, India, Afghanistan and Nepal are at 97th, 145th and 161st respectively while Sri Lanka are 200th and Pakistan 201st out of 211 teams in the world.

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