India won the SAFF Championship for the 8th time, Chhetri equals Messi with 80 goals

Talisman Sunil Chhetri equaled the iconic Lionel Messi with his 80th international strike, prompting India to beat Nepal 3-0 on Saturday for their eighth SAFF Championship title. Second half goals from Chhetri (49th), Suresh Singh (50th) and Sahal helped India dominate the regional tournament. abdul samadi (90th). That’s Champions Feeling! I#INDNEP ️ #SAFFChampionship2021 I #backw …

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It’s going to end soon, but not for the next few years: Chhetri talks about career

Indian football’s torchbearer and talismanic captain for the past 10 years, Sunil Chhetri, reflected on his career on Thursday, saying that “it is going to end soon”, but added that he is “going nowhere for the next few days”. Have been “years.” The 37-year-old, who overtook the international goalscorer Pele with his 79th strike in …

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Indian women’s football team will play against two top division teams from Sweden later this month

Buoyed by a win against high-ranked Chinese Taipei in the last match of their international tour, the Indian women’s football team will take on two Swedish teams later this month as the country prepares for next year’s Asian Cup. Indian women’s team preparing for two friendly matches in Sweden Read https://t.co/VdZFKb7B5R#backw I #shippower I #indianfootball …

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SAFF C’ships: India beat Maldives to reach final

India sealed their place in the final against Nepal after a 3-1 win over Maldives at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives on Wednesday. Manveer Singh’s opener was canceled out by Ali Ashfaq in the first half, before Sunil Chhetri confirmed a berth for the Blue Tigers with a brace in the second half. …

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After Bahrain, the Indian women’s team faces 40th ranked Chinese Taipei.

The Indian women’s football team will face its toughest test of the ongoing performance tour when it takes on high-ranked Chinese Taipei in an international friendly here on Wednesday. After a 5-0 thrashing of Bahrain in their previous outing on Sunday, India will go into the match with some confidence and will be looking to …

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Saif: Sunil Chhetri’s late target helped India overtake Nepal

India got a much-needed relief in the form of Sunil Chhetri’s goal which enabled them to beat Nepal 1-0 to survive in the SAFF Championship. It was a whopping three points for India that brought back the Blue Tigers to make it to the finals. India had to work hard for this but Sunil Chhetri …

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India stuck in reverse gear, draw with Sri Lanka told the bitter truth!

Introducing #ThrowbackThursday trivia: On 8 October 2010, India beat Vietnam 3-1 in an international friendly match played in Pune, with Sunil Chhetri – who else – scoring a hat-trick. After 11 October, that match is a good reference point to understand how far the Indian football team has fallen. 95th-ranked Vietnam is now closer than …

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Indian football team at new low: Chhetri and boys ranked 205th Sri Lanka

India put up another disappointing performance and ended in a goalless draw with 205th-ranked Sri Lanka despite an impressive showing in their second SAIF Championship match here on Thursday. The seven-time champion paid the price for not creating enough opportunities and wasting them against the Sri Lankan side, 98 places down in the FIFA rankings. …

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