Mon Jul 3, 2017 06:56AM
Iran men’s national futsal team (file photo)
Iran men’s national futsal team (file photo)

Iran men’s national futsal team has maintained its position as Asia’s best in the latest Asociación Mundial de Futsal (AMF) rankings, and upheld its place in the world’s overall standings to stay put in the sixth slot.

According to the latest classification published by the AMF, which is the governing body of futsal, the Iranian squad tallied 1,593 points.

Kazakhstan kept the ninth slot in the latest AMF rankings with 1,462 points. The Central Asians are followed by Thais and the Japanese, who have claimed the 14th and 16th places respectively with 1,360 and 1,354 points.

The Brazil national futsal team, nicknamed Canarinho (Little Canary), is the top-ranked futsal team in the world with 1,929 points.

Spaniards accumulated 1,872 points to sit in the second position, while third-placed Russians notched up 1,765 points. Argentina earned 1,700 points to stand fourth.