Sunil Chhetri

Indian football coach Igor Stimac says everybody will have to fight for place, defence main concern

With less than two weeks to go for Stimac's first assignment, he said that he was concerned about the defence, and the lack of options, particularly at centre-back.

published on : 24th May 2019

It's a new process, will give our 100 per cent: Sunil Chhetri on Igor Stimac's appointment

The 51-year-old Stimac, who was part of Croatia's 1998 World Cup squad that finished third in France, was on Wednesday officially appointed as head coach of the Indian team.

published on : 17th May 2019

Sunil Chhetri hails newly appointed Indian coach Igor Stimac

Chhetri is also of the opinion that the only aim of all three -- federation, players and new coach - is to keep India progressing.

published on : 15th May 2019

Women's football team better than men's: Sunil Chhetri

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel also congratulated the women's side on its success.

published on : 24th March 2019

ISL: Bengaluru surge ahead with dominant win against Goa

The match on Thursday mattered little as both Bengaluru FC and FC Goa had already qualified for the playoffs. 

published on : 22nd February 2019

I will always be there for development of football in Delhi: Football Ratna Sunil Chhetri

The 34-year-old Sunil Chhetri was Friday conferred the first ever Football Ratna honour by Football Delhi, the association governing the sport in the city.

published on : 16th February 2019

When Sunil Chhetri made fun of Virat Kohli for ordering Idli

The Indian football team captain also added that he has learnt a lot from Virat Kohli.

published on : 1st February 2019

It makes me nervous: Sunil Chhetri on Padma award

Chhetri, the second highest goal-getter (among current players) in international football after Cristiano Ronaldo, was among the nine sports persons to be honoured with the Padma Shri award.

published on : 26th January 2019

Padma Honours: Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Chhetri take to Twitter to express their gratitude

The two-time World champion cricketer, national football captain and reigning Asian Games champion wrestler all took to social media.

published on : 26th January 2019

That Viking feeling: Iceland 'thunderclap' takes Asian Cup by storm

India captain Sunil Chhetri led his team of unlikely Vikings in a lusty thunderclap after the Blue Tigers thrashed Thailand 4-1 in Abu Dhabi.

published on : 16th January 2019

India vs Bahrain: Coach Stephen Constantine confident of Asian Cup knock-out qualification 

India face Bahrain on Monday in their final group stage match and a victory will ensure the Blue Tigers a spot in the Round of 16.

published on : 12th January 2019

AFC Asian Cup: UAE come out on top against gutsy India

UAE moved top of the table in Group A with four points from two matches while second-placed India still remained in the hunt for a knockout berth with three points from two outings.

published on : 10th January 2019

Upbeat India face UAE test in AFC Asian Cup

India not only managed to shut down a lethal Thai attack after being tied 1-1 at the break, but also threatened at the other end through quick transitions in attack.

published on : 9th January 2019

All Indian goals against Thailand were brilliant: Shyam Thapa

Chhetri scored a brace in that match with India pumping in three goals in the second half which left Thailand, who were dominating the first session, shell-shocked.

published on : 8th January 2019

India have good chance of making it to next ro­­und of AFC Asian Cup: IM Vijayan

As he sat at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi, IM Vijayan could feel a tinge of electricity surging through his spine.

published on : 8th January 2019
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