Sunil Chhetri: News

16 May 2024

Indian Football Team

Sunil Chhetri announces retirement from international football: His notable records

Football legend Sunil Chhetri has announced that he will retire from international football after playing India's FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Kuwait on June 6.

21 Feb 2024

Indian Super League

Decoding the stats of highest goal scorers in ISL history

In the 10 seasons of the Indian Super League, many top stars have graced the league.From Alessandro del Piero and Diego Forlan to the likes of Bartholomew Ogbeche and Roy Krishna, ISL has witnessed some sturdy forwards.

23 Jan 2024

Indian Football Team

India bow out of Asian Cup with defeat against Syria

India suffered a 1-0 defeat against Syria in their third group-stage clash in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium on Tuesday.

13 Jan 2024

Indian Football Team

AFC Asian Cup 2023, Australia blank India 2-0: Key stats

India suffered a 2-0 defeat against heavyweights Australia in their opening clash of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup on Saturday at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium.

30 Dec 2023

AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Igor Stimac declares India's 26-member squad

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac announced the 26-member squad for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup in Qatar.

26 Dec 2023

NewsBytes Exclusive

#NewsBytesExclusive: Meet martial artist world-record holder Chinmay Sharma

Chinmay Sharma is a martial artist from Delhi who has made India proud at the highest level.

22 Dec 2023

India

Individuals who made India proud with outstanding achievements in 2023 

The canvas of 2023 is painted with brilliance as India witnessed exceptional achievements by its citizens on the global stage.

05 Dec 2023

Indian Football Team

Indian men's football team: Decoding their achievements in 2023

A lot happened for the Indian football team in 2023. The Blue Tigers mostly tasted success and also learned some lessons ahead of a very important 2024.

14 Nov 2023

Indian Football Team

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India kick-start campaign against formidable Kuwait

The Indian football team will return to action against Kuwait on November 16 to kick-start their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Jaber Al Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.

14 Nov 2023

Indian Football Team

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Decoding India's best performances

The Indian football team has mostly struggled in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the past. While wins have been few and far between, the qualifiers have mostly brought disappointment to Indian football fans.

27 Oct 2023

Bhaichung Bhutia

Sunil Chhetri vs Bhaichung Bhutia: Decoding their career stats

Sunil Chhetri has been the epicenter of Indian football for nearly the last two decades. However, before Chhetri, it was Bhaichung Bhutia, who was the poster boy of Indian football.

24 Oct 2023

I-League

I-League 2023-24: All that you need to know

The 2023-24 I-League season will commence on October 28 with Real Kashmir FC hosting Rajasthan United.

13 Oct 2023

Indian Football Team

Merdeka Cup 2023, India suffer 4-2 defeat against Malaysia: Stats

India went down fighting against Malaysia 4-2 in the 2023 Merdeka Cup at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

12 Oct 2023

Indian Football Team

Merdeka Cup: India to face Malaysia in a knock-out clash

The Indian football team will be in action at the 2023 Merdeka Cup as they will play against hosts, Malaysia on October 13 at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

24 Sep 2023

Indian Football Team

Asian Games, football: India hold Myanmar 1-1, progress to knockouts

Indian men's football team held Myanmar to a 1-1 draw to progress to the round of 16 at the 2023 Asian Games.

22 Sep 2023

Indian Football Team

Asian Games: How can Indian football team qualify for R16?

The Indian men's football team kept its chances of reaching the knockout stages of the 2023 Asian Games alive with a 1-0 win against Bangladesh in their recent fixture.

19 Sep 2023

Indian Football Team

Asian Games 2023, five-star China crush India 5-1: Stats

The Indian football team started with a 5-1 defeat against hosts China in their opening fixture of the 2023 Asian Games.

16 Sep 2023

Indian Football Team

Asian Games: Decoding Sunil Chhetri-led Indian football team

The All India Football Federation has announced the Indian football team (men's) squad for the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

05 Sep 2023

Indian Football Team

King's Cup 2023: India, Iraq lock horns in the opener

The Indian football team will turn their attention to the 2023 King's Cup in Thailand as they start their campaign against heavyweights Iraq on September 7.

08 Aug 2023

Indian Football Team

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: A look at India's famous campaigns

The Indian football team have been drawn in group A of the joint 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and the 2027 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.

06 Aug 2023

Bengaluru FC

Durand Cup 2023: All you need to know

The 132nd edition of the Durand Cup is being co-hosted by three cities - Kolkata, Guwahati and Kokrajhar.

05 Aug 2023

Igor Stimac

Will Sunil Chhetri miss the 2023 King's Cup? Details here

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac has agreed to allow skipper Sunil Chhetri to skip the upcoming King's Cup in Thailand.

05 Aug 2023

Indian Football Team

Sunil Chhetri: Decoding his career hat-tricks for Indian football team

Indian football team's talisman Sunil Chhetri turned 39 on August 3. He has been donning the India blue since 2005 and for almost two decades he has been consistently scoring goals.

01 Aug 2023

Indian Football Team

Notable Indian football records held by Sunil Chhetri

Over the last two decades, a lot has changed in Indian football. There have been many highs and lows, but one man who has remained constant in all of this is Sunil Chhetri.

11 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

Decoding Sunil Chhetri's stats for Indian football team

Sunil Chhetri has been the poster boy for the Indian football team for nearly two decades now.

07 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

Indian football team: Decoding the managerial stats of Igor Stimac

The Indian football team on Tuesday won its ninth SAFF Championship by beating Kuwait 5-4 on penalties.

04 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

India claim their ninth SAFF Championship, beat Kuwait on penalties

Indian football team defeated Kuwait on penalties to lift their record ninth SAFF Championship. The Blue Tigers won the match 5-4 in tiebreaker.

04 Jul 2023

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu owns most clean sheets for India: Stats

The Indian football team showed great character to win 4-2 on penalties against Lebanon in the semifinals of the 2023 SAFF Championship.

03 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

India, Kuwait to lock horns in SAFF Championships 2023 final

The Indian football team will be aiming to win their record ninth SAFF Championship title when they clash against Kuwait in the finals on July 4.

01 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

India beat Lebanon to reach the SAFF Championship final: Stats

The Indian football team has reached the 2023 SAFF Championship final by beating Lebanon on penalties.

30 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

2023 SAFF Championship: Upbeat India face Lebanon challenge in semis

The Indian football team will face Lebanon in the 2023 SAFF Championship semis on July 1 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.

28 Jun 2023

Football

Sunil Chhetri becomes joint-top scorer in SAFF Championship history: Stats

Veteran Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri was once again among the goals as his side played out a 1-1 draw against Kuwait in the 2023 SAFF Championship group encounter on Tuesday.

28 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

2023 SAFF Championship, India extend unbeaten run: Stats

The Indian football team shared the spoils with Kuwait in a 1-1 draw in the 2023 SAFF Championship at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.

26 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

SAFF Championship 2023: Buoyant India face tough test against Kuwait

The Indian Football Team would want to continue its winning run while facing heavyweights Kuwait in the 2023 SAFF Championships.

25 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Sunil Chhetri: Decoding his stats in SAFF Championship history

Indian football team legend Sunil Chhetri has been ever present for the team in dire straits. On Saturday, he devised a timely goal against Nepal in the 2023 SAFF Championship.

24 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Sunil Chhetri races to 91 international goals: Decoding his stats

Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri played a crucial role, helping his side beat Nepal 2-0 in the 2023 SAFF Championship on Saturday in Bengaluru.

24 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

2023 SAFF Championship, India outclass Nepal 2-0: Key stats

The Indian football team claimed a second successive win in the 2023 SAFF Championship campaign with a 2-0 win against Nepal at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.

23 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

2023 SAFF Championship: High-flying India aim to tame neighbors Nepal

The Indian Football team's next assignment in the 2023 SAFF Championship will be against neighbors Nepal on June 24 at Bengaluru's Sree Kanteerava Stadium.

21 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Sunil Chhetri becomes fourth-highest scorer in men's international football: Stats

Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri netted a hat-trick against Pakistan on Wednesday, in his side's opening clash at the 2023 SAFF Championship.

21 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

2023 SAFF Championship, India humble Pakistan 4-0: Key stats

The Indian football team started its 2023 SAFF Championship campaign with a 4-0 win against arch-rival Pakistan on the tournament's opening day on Wednesday at Bengaluru's Kanteerava Stadium.

20 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

SAFF Championships 2023: India face arch-rivals Pakistan after five years

The Indian football team will look to continue their purple patch from the Intercontinental Cup to the 2023 SAFF Championships.

19 Jun 2023

Igor Stimac

Here's the journey of Indian football team under Igor Stimac

The Indian football team defeated Lebanon 2-0 in the final of the 2023 Intercontinental Cup in Bhubaneswar.

18 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

India beat Lebanon 2-0, win 2023 Intercontinental Cup: Key stats

The Indian football team beat Lebanon to win the 2023 Intercontinental Cup on Sunday in Odisha.

17 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

India to participate in the 2023 King's Cup in Thailand

The Indian football team's busy schedule continues as they will be heading to Thailand to feature in the 2023 King's Cup. The four-team tournament will start on September 7.

17 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Intercontinental Cup 2023: India, Lebanon to meet in title clash

India and Lebanon will lock horns for the finale of the 2023 Intercontinental Cup on June 18 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

16 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Intercontinental Cup, India keep a third successive clean sheet: Stats

The Indian football team played out a 0-0 draw in the Intercontinental Cup 2023.

13 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

India's Sunil Chhetri nets his 86th international goal: Key stats

Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri saved the blushes for the hosts by scoring an 81st-minute winner against Vanuatu in the 2023 Intercontinental Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

13 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Intercontinental Cup 2023: Sunil Chhetri's brilliance helps India sink Vanuatu

India defeated Vanuatu 1-0 in the 2023 Intercontinental Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

11 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Intercontinental Cup 2023: Key details about Indian men's football team

India started their Intercontinental Cup 2023 campaign brilliantly with a 2-0 win over Mongolia at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

18 May 2023

Indian Football Team

2023 SAFF Championship: All you need to know

India will face Pakistan, Nepal, and Kuwait in Group A of the 2023 SAFF Championship to be held in Bengaluru from June 21 to July 4.

18 Mar 2023

Indian Super League

ATK Mohun Bagan win maiden Indian Super League crown: Stats

ATK Mohun Bagan claim their first-ever Indian Super League title ever since the merger as they beat Bengaluru FC in the finals on penalties.

04 Mar 2023

Indian Super League

ISL: All we know about Sunil Chhetri's freekick controversy

Bengaluru FC progressed to the semi-finals of the Indian Super League (ISL) following a 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters.

16 Sep 2022

Bengaluru FC

Meet the finalists of Durand Cup 2022

Bengaluru FC will take on Mumbai City FC in the final of the 131st Durand Cup.

04 Aug 2022

Aamir Khan

'Kaun Banega Crorepati': What can we expect from Season 14?

After 13 glorious seasons, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to take the stage again with Season 14 of Kaun Banega Crorepati.

15 Jun 2022

Indian Football Team

Sunil Chhetri becomes joint-5th highest international goal-scorer: Key stats

The Indian men's football team maintained its perfect start in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers.

17 Oct 2021

Football

India beat Nepal to win SAFF Championship: Records broken

Sunil Chhetri was superb for the Indian men's football team as it clinched the 2021 SAFF Championship with a commanding 3-0 win over Nepal in the final in Male, Maldives.

14 Oct 2021

Football

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri breaks Pele's record: Key stats

A terrific brace from Sunil Chhetri helped India beat Maldives 3-1 in their final league match of the 2021 SAFF Championship.

30 Jun 2021

Football

AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Khel Ratna award

Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri is set to be recommended by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

16 Jun 2021

Football

India draw against Afghanistan, qualify for Asian Cup third round

India scored from an own goal by Afghanistan goalie as they ended the World Cup Qualifiers campaign with a 1-1 draw to book a berth in the next qualifying round of the Asian Cup in Doha.

14 Jun 2021

Football

Chhetri a goal away from entering all-time top-10 scorers' list

Goal-machine Sunil Chhetri will look to add to his tally and enter the all-time top-ten scorers' list as a buoyant India meet Afghanistan in the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers in Doha on Tuesday.

08 Jun 2021

Football

India beat Bangladesh as Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi's tally

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has gone past the legendary Lionel Messi in terms of international goals.

19 May 2021

Indian Football Team

Chhetri to play WC and Asian Cup Qualifiers in Doha

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri made a return after recovering from COVID-19 infection as a 28-member squad leaves for Doha on Wednesday for the three upcoming matches of the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers.

12 Mar 2021

Indian Super League

Star footballer Sunil Chhetri tests positive for COVID-19: Details

Indian football team captain and star striker Sunil Chhetri on Thursday said that he has tested COVID-19 positive, a development that is set to rule him out of the international friendly against Oman on March 25 in Dubai.

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