Sunil Chhetri

On birthday, Sunil Chhetri named 'Asian Icon' by AFC, gets praise for rivalling Ronaldo, Messi

On birthday, Sunil Chhetri named 'Asian Icon' by AFC, gets praise for rivalling Ronaldo, Messi

Talismanic Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri was today named an 'Asian Icon' by the game's continental governing body on his 34th birthday and received effusive praise for rivalling the world's greatest players of his generation in scoring goals.

Aug 03, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Sunil Chhetri to endorse online fantasy sports platform StarPick

Sunil Chhetri to endorse online fantasy sports platform StarPick

Sunil Chhetri Indian football team captain named StarPick's brand ambassador.

Jun 13, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
Spain, Germany, France and Brazil: Sunil Chhetri's top-four World Cup pick

Spain, Germany, France and Brazil: Sunil Chhetri's top-four World Cup pick

Sunil Chhetri says Germany, Spain, Brazil, and France look really strong to win the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Jun 12, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
We need to play tough away games before Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

We need to play tough away games before Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

Indian football team has turned into a decent home side but it is in desperate need for away games, says inspirational skipper Sunil Chhetri, who feels the next target for the country should be a top-10 place in Asia so that the big guns invite them over. 

Jun 11, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
Intercontinental Cup victory a win for Indian football: Stephen Constantine

Intercontinental Cup victory a win for Indian football: Stephen Constantine

After India lifted the Intercontinental Cup following a splendid performance by skipper Sunil Chhetri, Indian men`s football team head coach Stephen Constantine touted the victory as a "win for Indian football."

Jun 11, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Sunil Chhetri equals Lionel Messi'S record, joint second highest scorer among active players

Sunil Chhetri equals Lionel Messi'S record, joint second highest scorer among active players

Talismanic Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri  became the joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi with his 64th strike for the country against Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup summit clash. 

Jun 11, 2018, 09:03 AM IST
Sunil Chhetri helps India beat Kenya 2-0 to win Intercontinental Cup

Sunil Chhetri helps India beat Kenya 2-0 to win Intercontinental Cup

India were back as a full strength side for the Intercontinental Cup final after head coach Stephen Constantine effected seven changes in the last league game against New Zealand, which they lost 1-2. 

Jun 10, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
'Blue Pilgrims' to unfurl 3D banner

'Blue Pilgrims' to unfurl 3D banner

 Blue Pilgrims, the dedicated fan club of Indian football, is set to unveil a special 3D banner during the final of the Hero Intercontinental Cup between India and Kenya here later today.

Jun 10, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
India should cash in on football's popularity

India should cash in on football's popularity

Once in four years the whole world gets excited about the World Cup. So do the Indians, taking stock of their own football.

Jun 09, 2018, 20:50 PM IST
Sunil Chhetri's India seek crowning glory, Kenya stand in way at Intercontinental Cup

Sunil Chhetri's India seek crowning glory, Kenya stand in way at Intercontinental Cup

 India will for the umpteenth time look up to the talismanic Sunil Chhetri and a stadium packed to the brim with emotionally-charged fans for inspiration as they face Kenya in the summit showdown of the Intercontinental Cup here tomorrow.

Jun 09, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Sunil Chhetri has been my inspiration: Kumam Udanta Singh

Sunil Chhetri has been my inspiration: Kumam Udanta Singh

Making inroads into the national team, India winger Kumam Udanta Singh on Friday said iconic skipper Sunil Chhetri has been his inspiration.

Jun 08, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Sunil Chhetri thanks fans for big win over Kenya

Sunil Chhetri thanks fans for big win over Kenya

 Hours after India snatched a 3-0 win over Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup 2018, Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri thanked his fans while saying that the "Indian team would give their lives on the pitch in every match, if they get same support.

Jun 06, 2018, 09:21 AM IST
Sunil Chhetri thanks fans for big win over Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup

Sunil Chhetri thanks fans for big win over Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup

Hours after India snatched a 3-0 win over Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup 2018, Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri thanked his fans while saying that the "Indian team would give their lives on the pitch in every match, if they get the same support.

Jun 05, 2018, 12:48 PM IST
All eyes on Sunil Chhetri as India take on Kenya

All eyes on Sunil Chhetri as India take on Kenya

Sunil Chhetri will be the cynosure of all eyes as he seeks to make his 100th international memorable by continuing his scoring spree in the Intercontinental Cup match against Kenya here tomorrow.

Jun 03, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Virat Kohli backs Sunil Chhetri, urges sports fans to watch India play football in stadiums

Virat Kohli backs Sunil Chhetri, urges sports fans to watch India play football in stadiums

Throwing his weight behind the national football skipper Sunil Chhetri, who issued an emotional plea for support, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli today urged the fans to throng stadiums and watch the team play.

Jun 03, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
We have a difficult game against India: Kenya coach

We have a difficult game against India: Kenya coach

Kenya started their Intercontinental Cup campaign with a 2-1 victory against New Zealand but their head coach Sebastian Migne feels that his the side have a difficult game against hosts India.

Jun 03, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Chinese Taipei football coach lauds Sunil Chhetri post India drubbing

Chinese Taipei football coach lauds Sunil Chhetri post India drubbing

Chinese Taipei football team coach Gary White has said that his youngsters would look up to Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri someday.

Jun 02, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
India have plans to win all three Intercontinental Cup matches

India have plans to win all three Intercontinental Cup matches

football team coach Stephen Constantine has revealed that he has "broken things down and have set the plans to win each of these three games" in the Intercontinental Cup, beginning June 1 in Mumbai.India will take on Chinese Taipei in the opening match of Intercontinental Cup at the Mumbai Football Arena on Friday before they lock horns with Kenya (June 4) and New Zealand (June 7)

May 31, 2018, 17:44 PM IST
Sunil Chhetri calls for away matches against tougher opponents ahead of Asian Cup

Sunil Chhetri calls for away matches against tougher opponents ahead of Asian Cup

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Sunday said that the country should play more international matches away from home and against much stronger opponents in the next six months if it is to do well in the AFC Asian Cup tournament.

May 06, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Padma Shri award

AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Padma Shri award

Chhetri leads the India chart with 56 goals from 97 appearances and is one of the forwards with better strike rates in world football. 

May 01, 2018, 16:26 PM IST

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