KATHMANDU: Nepal moved three places up to 170 in the FIFA rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body. Nepal — who improved five spots from 181 in November and went six places up in January — is in the fourth position among the South Asian countries. India, who went two places down, continued to lead in the region with the overall raking of 132, while the Maldives remained unchanged at 140. Afghanistan’s downfall continued as they dropped further five spots down to 156. Bhutan (177), Bangladesh (193), Sri Lanka (197) and Pakistan (198) are behind Nepal, who hit their all-time low of 196 in 2015.