Tasnim – TEHRAN, The Iranian national futsal team moved down one place in the latest ranking published on Tuesday.
Iranian outfit sits sixth place with 1601 points.
Brazil remains top in the world with 1931 points, followed by Spain in 1878, Russia in 1752, Argentina with 1683 points and Italy with 1607 points.
Asian teams Japan and Thailand are 15th and 17th with 1355 and 1310 points respectively in the ranking.
Iran finished at third place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 after a 4-3 penalty shootout wins over Portugal following a 2-2 draw.
Iran also won the title of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship for the 11th time in last year’s February and claimed the title in the Asian Indoor Games in September.