Chief India football coach all praise for forwarding Chhetri. In the future, Sunil Chhetri’s work ethic was lauded by the main coach Igor Stimac after the 36-year-old captain scored both goals for India against Bangladesh on Monday in a FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualification match here.
“Numerous individuals have inquired as to when Sunil would retire. He works really hard on the field, and he is by far the best in every training session. He is in the excellent physical condition and conducts himself with such professionalism. So, He is working as a 25-year-old. Playing like a 25-year-old, and scoring goals like a 25-year-old “Igor Stimac, the main coach said.
Chhetri’s performance against Bangladesh increased India’s hopes of qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup 2023 third round. India is battling to qualify for the Asian Cup solely since they have been eliminated from contention for the 2022 World Cup.
Chhetri, on the other hand, stayed focused on the immediate job at hand – namely, preparations for the June 15 fight with Afghanistan.
“I will continue to assert that there is only one player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi — my teammate and captain Sunil Chhetri. It demonstrates his dedication and the consistency with which he has been scoring goals — one after the other. It is very fantastic “Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the Indian team’s goalie, said.