New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has taken strong exception to Sunil Chhetri’s remarks against the National Federation on the issue of National team coach Bob Houghton on twitter.
Reacting strongly to Sunil’s tweet that ‘it ll be a shame if he has to leave,’ AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said: “The AIFF is extremely perturbed and concerned that National Team players are making such unnecessary comments relating to AIFF’s functioning and on the issue of coach Bob Houghton as well.”
KalimNews: 5th Super Cup Inter-Zonal Men National Boxing Championship 2011 held at Mumbai from 30th March to 3rd April 2011 in which Shiva Thapa bagged Gold medal while Govind Thapa won Best Boxer Trophy in this Championship.
AFC Challenge Cup 2012 Qualifiers Exclusive: It Is My Privilege To Be The Captain Of India – Sunil Chhetri
On the eve of India’s opener against Chinese Taipei at the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 Qualifiers, coach Bob Houghton announced his decision to award the captaincy to Sunil Chhetri. The 26 year old centre forward responded in style with a goal and two assists on matchday one thus leading the young side with an astounding verve.
Yet the Delhi lad manages to keep his feet on the ground and credits his coach who he believes is clarity personified in his tactics which makes the job of any player working under him a ton easier.
KOLKATA: Laid low by injuries in recent months, India captain Baichung Bhutia on Monday quashed talk of any imminent retirement and said he would return next season after taking a three-month break and if he decides to quit, he would do it from East Bengal.
Talking to reporters at East Bengal club, he said he came to be known as a footballer from East Bengal, so he would like to call it quits donning the red-and-gold jersey.
Prabin Khaling, KalimNews, Gangtok, Jan 23: Forty two years old Amar Subba battled extreme weather conditions below zero degree Celsius, heavy snowfall, dense fog and rainfall and Darjeeling bandh to complete a 450 kms solo marathon run from Darap in West Sikkim crisscrossing Darjeeling hills and Siliguri to reach Gangtok today afternoon.
Subba had embarked on the solo marathon on January 17 from his home town of Darap, 141 kms away from here, carrying dry fruits and a set of clothes in a light bag with aim to spread awareness on drug abuse, HIV-AIDS and environment protection-the three important issues of the Himalayan region.