Articles about Sunil Chhetri

India draw against Afghanistan, qualify for Asian Cup third round

16 Jun 2021

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.

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

14 Jun 2021

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.

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

08 Jun 2021

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.

Chhetri to play WC and Asian Cup Qualifiers in Doha

19 May 2021

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.

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

12 Mar 2021

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.

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

18 Dec 2020

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Shraddha Kapoor have been named the hottest vegetarian celebrities for 2020 by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India.

Bhaichung Bhutia turns 44: A look at his career feats

15 Dec 2020

Bhaichung Bhutia turns 44: A look at his career feats

Former Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia turned 44 on Tuesday,

Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

11 Apr 2020

Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia has said that he will consider contesting for the post of All India Football Federation (AIFF) President in future.

Sunil Chhetri would like to play for this IPL team

21 Mar 2020

Sunil Chhetri would like to play for this IPL team

The coronavirus pandemic has seen people engage in social distancing and at this time, sports personalities are doing different things to kill time.

#ThatWas2019: Reliving the achievements of Indian sports

31 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Reliving the achievements of Indian sports

In 2019, the sporting world witnessed numerous top moments, with athletes soaring high as they scripted several achievements.

Here are the top strikers of the Indian Super League

25 Oct 2019

Here are the top strikers of the Indian Super League

The sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) is currently on and things have started in a grand fashion.

A look at all-time records of the Indian Super League

23 Oct 2019

A look at all-time records of the Indian Super League

The season six of the highly-anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) started this week.

Sunil Chhetri issues an apology after India's draw against Bangladesh

16 Oct 2019

Sunil Chhetri issues an apology after India's draw against Bangladesh

The Indian men's football team missed the plot in a World Cup qualifier in Kolkata on Tuesday night.

World Cup Qualifiers, India hold Qatar: Key records and takeaways

11 Sep 2019

World Cup Qualifiers, India hold Qatar: Key records and takeaways

The Indian men's national football team held Qatar to a 0-0 draw away from home at Doha in a key FIFA 2022 World qualifying match.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

04 Sep 2019

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

The Indian national men's football team opens its 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against Oman on Thursday.

To reach top ten in Asia will take time: Chhetri

30 Jul 2019

To reach top ten in Asia will take time: Chhetri

In a candid discussion, Indian football superstar Sunil Chhetri shared his views on the nation's place among Asian football powerhouses.

ISL 2018-19, Bengaluru vs NorthEast United: Preview and TV timing

10 Mar 2019

ISL 2018-19, Bengaluru vs NorthEast United: Preview and TV timing

Bengaluru FC will be aiming to produce the substance at home when they welcome NorthEast United in the second leg of the semi-final encounter.

ISL 2018-19: Delhi Dynamos vs Bengaluru FC- Match Preview

16 Feb 2019

ISL 2018-19: Delhi Dynamos vs Bengaluru FC- Match Preview

Delhi Dynamos will be hosting Bengaluru FC tomorrow in their return fixture of the Indian Super League.

ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC vs Bengaluru FC: Preview and prediction

08 Feb 2019

ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC vs Bengaluru FC: Preview and prediction

Tomorrow the team at the bottom of the Indian Super League table will be hosting the team leading the table.

ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru vs Kerala Blasters- Match preview and prediction

05 Feb 2019

ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru vs Kerala Blasters- Match preview and prediction

ISL table-toppers Bengaluru FC will be taking on Kerala Blasters tomorrow in their return fixture.

I-League: Interesting facts about India's top-flight football you didn't know

31 Jan 2019

I-League: Interesting facts about India's top-flight football you didn't know

The I-League, previously known as the National Football League, has been India's top-flight football since 1996-97.

Who are the top five Indian players in the I-League?

29 Jan 2019

Who are the top five Indian players in the I-League?

The I-League has been the top-flight of Indian football for a long time and has seen some major talents take part in the competition over the years.

ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru FC vs NorthEast United: Preview and prediction

29 Jan 2019

ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru FC vs NorthEast United: Preview and prediction

Bengaluru FC will host NorthEast United tomorrow in their return ISL fixture, a match that will be a battle between two great teams.

ISL 2018-19: Mumbai City vs Bengaluru FC- Preview and prediction

26 Jan 2019

ISL 2018-19: Mumbai City vs Bengaluru FC- Preview and prediction

Tomorrow, the two best-performing teams of this season's Indian Super League come together in what should be a thrilling tie.

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

26 Jan 2019

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.

Stunning I-League records: A must-know for all football fans

17 Jan 2019

Stunning I-League records: A must-know for all football fans

The I-League is the latest version of top-flight Indian club football along with the Indian Super League.

Will retire when India would've a better number-10: Sunil Chhetri

16 Jan 2019

Will retire when India would've a better number-10: Sunil Chhetri

Veteran Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has dismissed suggestions of his retirement.

Lessons India can learn from their AFC Asian Cup exit

15 Jan 2019

Lessons India can learn from their AFC Asian Cup exit

India could not build on their success of winning their first match against Thailand at the AFC Asian Cup, and ended up getting knocked out of the tournament after losing to the UAE and Bahrain.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India crash out; Constantine resigns

15 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India crash out; Constantine resigns

After starting their AFC Asian Cup 2019 campaign in spectacular fashion, India have strayed from the path of success and their loss at the hands of Bahrain has seen them ousted from the tournament.

AFC Asian Cup: Key battles in India vs Bahrain fixture

14 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup: Key battles in India vs Bahrain fixture

India meet Bahrain tonight for their third and final group stage battle of the AFC Asian Cup 2019.

Five stars of the Indian football team

14 Jan 2019

Five stars of the Indian football team

With India showing great promise at the AFC Asian Cup in UAE, fans have started cheering the team.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Bahrain- Preview and prediction

13 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Bahrain- Preview and prediction

After losing to UAE in their second match of the AFC Asian Cup, India will be taking on Bahrain tomorrow in their third and last match of the group stage.

AFC Asian Cup: India loses to UAE, important lessons learned

11 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup: India loses to UAE, important lessons learned

After starting their AFC Asian Cup campaign with a win, India suffered a setback and lost to UAE, slipping to the group table's second spot.

India vs UAE: Match preview, key battles and TV listing

10 Jan 2019

India vs UAE: Match preview, key battles and TV listing

The Indian men's football team got off to a perfect start in the AFC Asian Cup 2019.

India will have to learn from the past against UAE

08 Jan 2019

India will have to learn from the past against UAE

The Indian football team started off their 2019 AFC Asian Cup campaign with a win, but have to be careful against upcoming opponents, UAE.

Stephen Constantine: Milestone moments as the Indian football team's coach

07 Jan 2019

Stephen Constantine: Milestone moments as the Indian football team's coach

The Indian football team is being praised on all fronts after a spectacular performance saw them thrash Thailand 4-1 in their first 2019 AFC Asian Cup match last night.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India breeze past Thailand, win 4-1

06 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India breeze past Thailand, win 4-1

India showed their worth in their first match of Group A in the AFC Asian Cup when they thrashed opponents Thailand 4-1, with goals from Sunil Chhetri, Anirudh Thapa, and Jeje Lalpekhlua.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Key battles between India and Thailand

06 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Key battles between India and Thailand

India will be taking on Thailand tonight in their first AFC Asian Cup 2019 match, and a win will give India major confidence going into the tournament.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Thailand: A pre-match report

05 Jan 2019

AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Thailand: A pre-match report

The highly-anticipated AFC Asian Cup kicks off from tonight when UAE and Bahrain meet for the first match of the tournament.

IM Vijayan: Stephen Constantine has chosen the perfect Indian team

03 Jan 2019

IM Vijayan: Stephen Constantine has chosen the perfect Indian team

The AFC Asian Cup kicks off from Saturday, and the Indian team is gearing up for their first match against Thailand.