Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri only notable face in Indian football team for Asian Games as ISL clubs refuse to play ball

There is talk of manager Igor Stimac, the loudest voice in the chorus to send a team to the Asiad, not even accompanying this side to China. It wouldn’t be a surprise if he chose not to.

published on : 13th September 2023

Asiad or ISL? Indian football caught offside  

On Tuesday, Stimac took to social media in a last-ditch attempt to dial up the pressure on the clubs.

published on : 13th September 2023

‘Bigger games & events we play, better we get’

India football captain Chhetri says the onus is on stakeholders to continue working hard if the team is to achieve ultimate end product.

published on : 27th July 2023

Chhetri backs coach  Stimac's demand for long camp ahead of Asian Cup

The 38-year-old Chhetri, who will be playing his last Asian Cup in Doha, also pitched for at least one international friendly match against a top-seven-ranked country in Asia.

published on : 9th July 2023

Kuwait stand between India and second title in matter of weeks

It has been a terrific month for Igor Stimac’s team as they followed up their Intercontinental Cup triumph with an unbeaten run here.

published on : 4th July 2023

Sunil Chhetri signs new deal with Bengaluru FC, lauds fans for being 'vital factor' in decision

Chhetri has over 250 appearances for Bengaluru FC across competitions, scoring 116 goals in the process.

published on : 3rd July 2023

Own goal, Stimac’s red mar Chhetri’s opener in Kuwait clash

The bad came at the end of the other half. After a disciplined and spirited performance by the defence, repelling the Kuwaiti attack all day, one careless error undid all the hard work.

published on : 28th June 2023

Chhetri & Co two good for Nepal, book knockout berth

Only three players — Chhetri, Sahal Abdul Samad and Anirudh Thapa — were retained from the playing eleven against Pakistan.

published on : 25th June 2023

India beat spirited Nepal 2-0 to qualify for SAFF Championships semifinals

With six points from two wins, India qualified for the semifinals from Group A along with Kuwait (also six points), who beat Pakistan 4-0 earlier in the day for their second victory.

published on : 24th June 2023

Soccer official says the India-Pakistan game could be a turning point for sports

The national football teams met Wednesday for the first time since 2014, with Sunil Chhetri scoring a hat-trick as No. 101-ranked India beat No. 195-ranked Pakistan 4-0 at Bangalore.

published on : 23rd June 2023

Chhetri treble, India revel

Veteran striker scores hat-trick to help team overpower Pakistan

published on : 22nd June 2023

Sunil Chhetri nets hat-trick as India sinks Pakistan at SAFF Championship

Pakistan had pockets of doughty resistance, but they were not a match to India's cohesion and purpose on a rain-drenched night at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.

published on : 21st June 2023

Intercontinental Cup: India face Lebanon, aim to break into top 100

India, currently ranked 101st in the FIFA rankings, has already booked a spot in the Intercontinental Cup final after wins over Mongolia and Vanuatu.

published on : 14th June 2023