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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India beat Nepal 3-0 to win SAAF Championship for 8th time, Chhetri equals Messi with 80 goals

Talisman Sunil Chhetri equaled the iconic Lionel Messi with his 80th international strike, which inspired India to beat Nepal 3-0 for their eighth SAFF Championship title here on Saturday. India dominated the regional tournament with second half goals from Chhetri (49th), Suresh Singh (50th) and Sahal Abdul Samad (90th). With his strike, 37-year-old Chhetri equaled …

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India seeks eighth SAFF C’ships title under Stimac and first trophy against Sprittily Nepal in the final

Male, Oct 15 (PTI) Seven-time champions India will take on Nepal, who are their first-ever finalists, in the final of the SAFF Championships here on Saturday after suffering a setback at the start of their campaign. Saturday. The final will be the 12th for India in 13 editions which shows the dominance of the Blue …

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Sunil Chhetri breaks Brazilian legend Pele’s international goal record

Pele had scored 77 goals for Brazil and Chhetri overtook the Brazilian superstar when he scored a goal in the 62nd minute in the match against Maldives. Indian captain Sunil Chhetri on Wednesday broke the record of legendary football player Pele during the match against Maldives in the ongoing SAFF Championship in 2021. Pele had …

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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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We can’t depend on just one player to score goals: Stimac

Describing India’s inability to score as “an old problem”, head coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday said the team cannot depend on just one player to find the opposition net, with reference to talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri. India have scored two goals in the ongoing SAFF Championship so far and both came through 37-year-old Chhetri, who …

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‘I look forward to continue playing and scoring in the near future’: Chhetri after equalizing Pele

Indian talisman Sunil Chhetri says he hopes to continue playing and scoring goals for the country in “the foreseeable future”, his battle-hardened body getting a booster dose in the form of the 77th international strike that saw him Drew the equivalent of King Pele. Chhetri, 37, equaled the great Pele when his 83rd-minute strike helped …

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Surya Chhetri scores Greater Pele counterpart, Ranga’s 77th goal against Nepal

Sunil Chhetri Records: Sundar Dhvani (Sunil Chhetri) of the Indian team is similar to the great player Pele by the name of ‘Black Pearl’ (Black Pearl). Surya Chhetri’s Pele is now 77. Sunil Chhetri achieved this feat in the match against Nepal yesterday in the South Asian Football Federation (SAF Championship) Championship 2021. Fully assisted …

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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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SAFF Championship: India must match Nepal

The troubled Indian football team will face Nepal in an important match at the SAIF Championship here on Sunday. Seven-time winners India are yet to get full points from a game in this edition of the tournament, having drawn both their matches against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The remaining two matches are essential for India …

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