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Sunil Chhetri: 22 countries, 41 matches, 3 hatric and countless memories


Apart from Chetri (68th minute and 90 plus one minute), who played 100 international matches after former captain Baichung Bhutia, JJ Lalpekhlua scored another goal in the 71st minute from the team.



Sunil Chhetri has become India's first such footballer who has got his name registered in 100 international matches. Sunil Chhetri scored two goals in his 100th international match, as India defeated Kenya 3-0 in the Intercontinental Cup football tournament on Monday, almost converting their place in the final. Apart from Chetri (68th minute and 90 plus one minute), who played 100 international matches after former captain Baichung Bhutia, JJ Lalpekhlua scored another goal in the 71st minute from the team.IA take a look at Sunil Chhetri's career and know about which records he has registered in 100 matches1. In the case of hat-tricks by Indian footballer, Sunil Chhetri's name is at the forefront. Sunil Chhetri made his third hat-trick Intercontinental Cup football tournament against Chinese Taipei. Let me tell you before this was the name Apalaraju and IM Vijayan. Two earlier, Hatric Chhetri had against Tajikistan and Vietnam.2. Sunil Chhetri has so far captained India in 41 matches. Chhetri launched it in March 2011 with the Chinese Taipei at the AFC Challenge Cup. Chhetri has made 27 of the 61 balls with armbands. At the same time, India has also given the International Title twice. Which includes the Nehru Cup and the SAFF Championship.3. Chetri has scored 17 times against all the teams, which is the first time Chhetri has faced. Chhetri launched it against Pakistan in 2005. Chhetri has played for the first time against 17 of his 23 round opponents.4. In the Asia Cup final, Chetri's name has the highest record of being rounded 2 times. This is what they did in 2011.5. Chhetri has played a match with a team of 8 times in total. This team is Nepal against whom Chettri has played the most matches. Chhetri has scored 5 goals for Nepal, out of which he has 4 wins and a defeat in 2013.

6. Chhetri has faced opponents in 22 different countries. So there are 42 cities also In these 42 matches, Chhetri has scored 14 goals in total. This record improved after 2017 when Chhetri started two goals in every three matches. Talking about Chhetri's favorite field, it is Delhi where Chhetri has scored 19 goals in 23 matches. Chhetri played his last match in Delhi in 2012, where Cameron finished with a 2-2 draw.7. Chhetri has won 6 competitions in 8 final bouts. Chhetri has scored 6 goals in this tournament finals. Including a hat-trick which came against Tajikistan in 2008. Any time Chhetri has scored in the final, the team wins.


News No2

Sunil Chhetri scored history, scored two goals in 100th match, beat Kenya 3-0

India's team is at the top with six points from two wins in two matches this win. In Kenya's two matches, there is a defeat and three points from one win and it is running in second place.



Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored two goals in his 100th international match, as India defeated Kenya 3-0 in the Intercontinental Cup football tournament here today and almost convinced their place in the final.Chhetri's 100th international matchApart from Chetri (68th minute and 90 plus one minute), who played 100 international matches after former captain Baichung Bhutia, JJ Lalpekhlua scored another goal in the 71st minute from the team. India's team is at the top with six points from two wins in two matches this win. There is one defeat in Kenya and three points from one win and it is going on in the second place.Chhetri appealed to fans before matchBefore the match, Chhetri made a passionate appeal to the people to reach the stadium for the football match of India, after which the stadium of the Mumbai Football Arena was full of spectators. The match started in the middle of the rain and the players of both the teams had to face problems.


First goal in the seventh minuteThe first good effort from India was done by Uthana Singh in the seventh minute. He moved forward from the left edge, but his cross was very slow inside the box, which was easily taken by the opposition goalkeeper Patrick Matasy. Kenya then reversed it. Dennis Ondhimio struck with a header on the corner kick but the ball was off the field.India got a free kick in the 14th minute but Aniruddha Thapa gave it directly to Mataji's hands. The first major opportunity to score India in the 22nd minute when the ground was flooded due to the defender of Kenya, the ball went straight to the Indian captain. Chhetri hit the shot but the ball got out of the crossbar.Kenya also got a good chance in the 25th minute but Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu foiled the effort of Petilah Omoto.The players of both the teams were having trouble getting enough water due to accumulation of enough water on the field, and despite making many good moves, no team could score a goal, with the score being 0-0 for the intermission.In the second half Kenya made a quick start. In the third minute, Owela Ochiang made India a good move and then hit the center back of India, but his shot was far from the goal. Two minutes later, Mutamba also messed up the message Jhingan and Anas Edathodika, but his shots were also away from the target.Penalty kick turned into goalKenya's Michael Kibvage then fouled inside the box on Chhetri, which gave India a penalty kick and the captain did not make any mistake in turning it into the goal, in the 68th minute, the hosts made the team 1-0 ahead. It was 60th international goal of Chetri. Three minutes later, Nazir made another move and this time his shot hit the Kenya defender inside the box and reached JJ Lalpekhlua, who easily reached the goal and made India's lead 2-0.Chhetri then scored another goal in the first minute of the innings and ensured India's 3-0 win. India defeated Chinese Taipei 5-0 in their first match. There is no single goal in the tournament so far against the host team. India have to clash with New Zealand on June 7 in their third and final round robin match, against Kenya on the next day, against Chinese Taipei. The final of the tournament will be played on June 10.