Total Pageviews

Sunday, June 10, 2018

2018 Intercontinental Cup - India beat Kenya to win the title Sunday June 10,2018

Inspirational Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored a brace to put himself on par with Lionel Messi and lead the home side to Intercontinental Cup title triumph with a 2-0 win over Kenya in the summit clash.

Playing in his 102nd international match, Chhetri struck in the eighth and 29th minutes to hand a dominant India the trophy to the wild celebration of the home fans at the Mumbai Football Arena.

The 33-year-old Chhetri's double strike capped a brilliant tournament which saw him score eight out of India's 11 goals and put him on par with Argentine superstar Messi with 64 strikes for the country to be the joint second highest international goal scorer among active players

Sunil Chhetri  had scored three against Chinese Taipei, two each against Kenya in the league game and the final, and one against New Zealand.

No comments:

Post a Comment