- Sunil Chhetri in expert’s chair for Champions League
WORLD VIEW: Sunil Chhetri
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Dimitar Berbatov and.... Sunil Chhetri!
Yes, Uefa Champions League 2011 has a Calcutta connect — the Maidan star is voicing his expert opinion from the Dubai studio of Ten Action that is beaming the premier tournament live into Asian homes.
So, football fanatics who tuned in to watch three of the best teams in the world slug it out in the semis on Tuesday and Wednesday night were greeted by the striker — dapper in a suit — in the experts’ chair, commenting on Barcelona vs Real Madrid and Manchester United vs Schalke.
Teen boxer aims new highs after 1st senior int'l gold
Squaring off against a reigning world champion in career's maiden senior international boxing event can be unnerving but Indian teen sensation Shiva Thapa did not just beat the nerves, he outpunched his older and much-established rival as well.
The 17-year-old from Assam was the youngest in the bantam weight (56kg) draw of the Winners Invitational Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia where India had been invited for the very first time. The country's boxers did reasonably well signing off with a couple of gold and a bronze medal.
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.