My Republica, RSS, 6th April 2017, Kathmandu
Nepal has retained its 170th position in the FIFA ranking published on Thursday. Bhutan has climbed 13 slots to 164th spot. India topped the list among Saarc countries by jumping 31 slots to reach 101st position.
But Maldives slid down 13th steps to reach 151st place while Afghanistan has climbed three steps to claim 153rd spot.
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are placed in 193rd, 197th and 201st position respectively.
Brazil topped the ranking followed by Argentina and Germany with second and third place respectively.