New geography – new rankings

The latest FIFA Rankings released on 6 April proved one more time that the ambitions of Asian teams to become world football superpowers continue to grow. China has risen five places to 81st place while India’s football team has reached the country’s best position in more than two decades – 101th place in the rankings. WFF 2017 in Changsha is dedicated to the new geography of football, and will take a deep dive in Asian football - allowing us to discuss the place of countries like China and India on the global football map.