While the Bangladesh men’s team stands at 192nd in the FIFA rankings, the women footballers have been placed in the best ever position yet.
On Friday, the official FIFA rankings placed Bangladesh in the 100th position, above teams like Paraguay, Uruguay, Ivory Coast and Ecuador.
The women in red and green jumped six places to 100th, which is their best ever place yet.
Bangladesh women’s team were 103rd in March this year and moved down to 106th in September before joining the top 100 recently.
The USA are leading the women’s ranking with Germany and England second and third respectively.