Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated by Union Sports Minister
Gurdev Singh Gill, the former captain of Indian football team, has felicitated by the Union Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore for his contribution to the sport on December 12, 2017. Col. Rathore presented him a shawl, memento and a cheque of Rs. Five Lakh on the occasion. The felicitation ceremony was organised as Gurdev Singh Gill was away in Canada when Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated the captains of Indian football teams that played in the Asian Games. Felicitation of Indian Captains by the Prime Minister was organised during the FIFA U – 17 World Cup in New Delhi on October 6, 2017. An Arjuna awardee, Gill had captained the Indian team at the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games.