Sunil Chhetri Current Affairs, GK & News

Football: Sunil Chhetri equals Pele with 77th goal

Sunil Chhetri has equalled the legendary Pele by making the 77th international goal as his 83rd minute strike, on October 10, 2021. Key Points 77th goal by Chhetri during the strike helped India to beat Nepal by 1-0. This goal also saved his side from the verge of elimination in SAFF Championships. This achievement was ..

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Sunil Chhetri passes Lionel Messi in international goals

36 years old Indian football, Sunil Chhetri, has surpassed Argentina’s Lionel Messi and has become second-highest active international goal-scorer with 74 strikes. Highlights Chhetri now leads Barcelona star Messi by two goals and is placed above Ali Mabkhout of UAE, who is at third place with 73 strikes. He achieved this feat against Bangladesh in ..

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Sunil Chhetri, PV Sindu to launch Fit India talks

On July 2, 2020, the flagship programme of Indian Government, Fit India announced that it is to launch Fit India Talks. It is an interactive session of top sports stars of India with school children. Highlights The Fit India talks was jointly launched by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijju, Indian Football team skipper Sunil Chhetri ..

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FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup postponed to November

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) or the International Federation of Association Football has postponed the Under-17 Women’s world cup to November 2020. Highlights The FIFA Federations decided that the Under-17 and Under-20 Women’s World Cup be postponed. The Under-20 women’s FIFA world cup was planned to be conducted in Panama Costa Rica. The ..

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Sunil Chhetri, Indian Football team Captain named for FIFA’s COVID-19 Campaign

The World Governing body FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association or International Federation of Association Football) has selected Indian Football Captain Sunil Chhetri among 28 other stars for its campaign. The campaign is to combat COVID-19. Highlights The FIFA has joined hands with the World Health Organization to launch an awareness campaign to combat Corona ..

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