Sunil Chhetri

New season, fresh hope: Ageless Chhetri upbeat ahead of Durand Cup test

With the arrival of experienced English coach Simon Grayson & some noteworthy signings, BFC skipper hopeful of strong run this season

published on : 14th August 2022

Don't pay too much attention: Sunil Chhetri tells football players on FIFA ban threat

India is to host the FIFA women's U-17 World Cup from October 11-30.

published on : 14th August 2022

Manisha Kalyan, Sunil Chhetri named AIFF Footballers of the Year 2021-22

The two stalwarts were nominated as winners by their respective National Team coaches Thomas Dennerby, and Igor Stimac.

published on : 9th August 2022

India jump two places to 104 in FIFA ranking after impressive Asian Cup qualification campaign

The Blue Tigers are placed just below New Zealand (103rd), who missed out on a 2022 FIFA World Cup spot after losing to Costa Rica 0-1 in the intercontinental play-off earlier this month.

published on : 23rd June 2022

FIFA shoots 'special series' with Sunil Chhetri as part of regional content initiative

Turning out for a country that is yet to play in the World Cup, Chhetri featuring in a series by the world football governing body is unprecedented by any stretch of imagination.

published on : 17th June 2022

Tottenham Hotspur congratulate Sunil Chhetri for equalling Puskas's tally of 84 goals

Sunil Chhetri now stands just two goals behind Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi's tally of 86 goals.

published on : 17th June 2022

Would be great to play Asian Cup at home, I'm hitting my peak: Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri says the side would love to play the AFC Asian Cup on home soil with the star forward confessing to hitting my peak at 37.

published on : 15th June 2022

AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Anwar Ali among scorers as India rout Hong Kong 4-0 to top group

Igor Stimac's side brought out its A game on a stormy night and started off with a blitz as Anwar (2nd) and Chhetri (45') gave India a 2-0 lead.

published on : 15th June 2022

We just want to put our best foot forward against Hong Kong, says Sunil Chhetri

The Group D final round match between the top two teams will determine who advances to the Asian Cup 2023 as group winner.

published on : 14th June 2022

We are at home and will be backing ourselves against Hong Kong: Sunil Chhetri

India prevailed over Afghanistan 2-1 in a thrilling match at the Salt Lake Stadium that had 40000 spectators in the stands. 

published on : 12th June 2022

I always want to see India playing in Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

India take on Cambodia in their first Group D match of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup third-round qualifiers on Wednesday, followed by Afghanistan and Hong Kong.

published on : 7th June 2022

Sunil Chhetri returns to national team for international friendly against Jordan

The 37-year-old Chhetri last played for India during their 3-0 win over Nepal in the SAFF Championships final in October but since then was sidelined due to injuries.

published on : 24th May 2022

National football captain Sunil Chhetri interacts with North East cricketers

Chhetri, one of the top scorers among active players in international football alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, did have his share of fun, taking part in fielding drills.

published on : 9th May 2022

Sunil Chhetri ruled out of India's Bahrain and Belarus friendlies

"I was really looking forward to the two friendlies against Baharain and Belarus and it's a shame I'll be missing out," Chhetri told the All India Football Federation (AIFF) website.

published on : 7th March 2022

ISL: Blues draw 1-1 against FC Goa 

With a much awaited goal, Bengaluru FC's Chhetri made history, as it was his 48th goal in the ISL, the joint-most with Ferran Corominas.

published on : 24th January 2022

When Chhetri went past Pele, India won 8th SAFF title and women braced for their moment of reckoning

Heading into 2022, the sport continues to yearn for that big success story, that massive breakthrough, which will transform it forever, especially from on-field performance point of view.

published on : 28th December 2021

Bengaluru FC looking forward to a better season under coach Marco Pezzaiuoli

Bengaluru FC is set to start its ISL campaign against NorthEast United FC at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, Goa, on Saturday, Nov 20.

published on : 20th November 2021

Primary reason why I got Khel Ratna is playing for 19 years: Sunil Chhetri

Suni Chhetri, 37, who began his professional career in 2002 with the famous Mohun Bagan club and made his international debut in 2005, received the Khel Ratna from President Ram Nath Kovind.

published on : 13th November 2021

Chhetri, football's first Khel Ratna awardee, says it has been a dream journey

With 80 strikes from 125 international matches, he is currently tied with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi on number of goals among active players.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Need to sit down with stakeholders to improve Indian football: Stimac

"Chhetri's influence is a key point for this team. It is not only the goals he scores in the game, but also his leadership on the pitch. He is a role model," says Stimac

published on : 20th October 2021
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