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AIFF congratulates Sunil Chhetri for being named a Padma Shri!

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel congratulated talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri for being named for the prestigious Padma Shri Award. In his statement, Mr. Patel said, “Congratulations! None deserve it more than Sunil. He has been a role model for Indian Football and won so many laurels for …

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India’s Sunil Chhetri: Padma Shri award will spur me on!

As talismanic Indian striker Sunil Chhetri joined the elite list of Indian Footballers to be named a Padma Shri, the man with highest number of International goals for India, admitted being in that elite list makes him “a bit nervous.” In an interview, an emotional Chhetri spoke at length whether …

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President of India approves conferment of Padma Shri Award to Sunil Chhetri!

A legend of Indian football and an Arjuna awardee (2011), Sunil Chhetri is all set to become the sixth Indian Footballer to be awarded with the Padma Shri – India’s fourth highest civilian award. The Award was announced for his contribution to the field of sports on Friday, January 25, …

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: The impact of the AFC Asian Cup will be huge on Indian Football!

Indian National Team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels the impact of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 will be “huge for Indian Football.” “21 out of the 23 players in the team were playing at such a stage for the first time. Now, we want to take it from here. It …

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India’s Jeje Lalpekhlua: Sleeping Giant has woken up!

India was dubbed as a sleeping giant by former FIFA President Joseph Blatter way back in 2007. Post India’s heart-warming performance in the AFC Asian Cup 2019, National Team striker Jeje Lalpekhlua believes the “sleeping giant is now awake and ever evolving.” “The sleeping giant is now awake,” commented Jeje. …

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India’s Ashique Kuruniyan: It was a huge lesson as far as decision making was concerned!

Ashique Kuruniyan who started in all of India’s three matches in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 as Sunil Chhetri’s striking partner upfront says it was a “huge lesson” for all the players as far as decision making on the field is concerned. In an interview, Kuruniyan looked back at India’s …

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Teammates recall Brotherhood as Anas Edathodika retires from international football!

Breaking into the senior national team at the age of 30 and gathering 19 caps in his four-year career for the Blue Tigers did not stop Anas Edathodika from touching the hearts of his fellow teammates in the camp. The defender announced his retirement on Tuesday and has left behind …

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After AFC Asian Cup exit, Anas Edathodika retires from Team India!

Experienced defender Anas Edathodika today announced his retirement from the Indian national football team on his personal social media account after yesterdays last minute AFC Asian Cup exit. In the game yesterday, Anas had to limp off just after four minutes with due to an injury and that will have …

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