Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Sunil Chhetri

FIFA honours Sunil Chhetri; releases three-episode series on his career

FIFA, the governing body of world football, has honoured Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri with releasing a three-part series on his life and career.One of the most prolific footballers in India, Chhetri is the country’s all-time top goal...

WB governor slammed for ‘pushing’ Chhetri during presentation ceremony

Two months into his stint as West Bengal governor, La Ganesan copped national criticism for pushing Indian football talisman Sunil Chhetri, in order to get clicked during the Durand Cup prize distribution ceremony here.The 38-year-old Indian captain added an...

Sunil Chhetri melts hearts with tweet after lifting Durand Cup

Talismanic India footballer Sunil Chhetri has said it would have been a "shame" had an Army kid like him not been able to win the Durand Cup in his professional life, adding that while a two-decade long wait for...

Bengaluru FC win maiden Durand Cup title

Bengaluru FC and their talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri won their maiden Durand Cup football tournament title after beating Mumbai City FC 3-1 in the summit clash at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday.Siva Sakthi (10th minute) and Brazilian...

Chhetri and BFC eye Durand milestone

Indian talisman Sunil Chhetri will be desperate to add the coveted Durand Cup title to his illustrious career when he leads Bengaluru FC against Mumbai City FC in the summit clash here on Sunday.For 38-year-old Chhetri, who is in...

Fans coming back to ISL this season will have a massive impact: Chhetri

Indian national football team captain Sunil Chhetri is thrilled to welcome back fans into stadiums across the country in the 2022-23 Indian Super League (ISL). The Bengaluru FC striker believes supporters in the stands will play a massive role...

Fans coming back to ISL this season will have a massive impact, says Sunil Chhetri

 Indian national football team captain Sunil Chhetri is thrilled to welcome back fans into stadiums across the country in the 2022-23 Indian Super League (ISL). The Bengaluru FC striker believes supporters in the stands will play a massive role...

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC beat Jamshedpur FC 2-1

Sunil Chhetri and Roy Krishna scored a goal each as a 10-man Bengaluru FC overcame some anxious second-half moments to down Jamshedpur FC 2-1 in the Durand Cup in Kolkata on Wednesday.Eyeing the elusive Durand Cup title, the former...

Don’t worry about FIFA ban threat: Chhetri tell players

Seasoned striker Sunil Chhetri on Sunday advised fellow players to continue giving their best on the pitch and not worry about FIFA’s threat of suspension on Indian football.Earlier this month, world football governing body FIFA had threatened to suspend...

Chhetri, Manisha win AIFF award

National captain Sunil Chhetri was on Tuesday named the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year for the seventh time while Manisha Kalyan was picked for her maiden honour in the women’s category for the 2021-22 season. Chhetri and Kalyan...