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SAFF C’ships: India beat Maldives to e-book place in remaining

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SAFF C’ships: India beat Maldives to book place in final

India on Wednesday confirmed their spot within the remaining towards Nepal after a 3-1 win over Maldives on the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives.
Manvir Singh’s opener was cancelled by Ali Ashfaq within the first half earlier than Sunil Chhetri scored a brace within the second half to verify the berth for the Blue Tigers.
Chhetri’s two objectives took him past Brazilian legend Pele. He is now the joint sixth highest objective scorer on this planet, only one in need of Lionel Messi’s objective tally of 80 worldwide objectives.

1️⃣2️⃣3️⃣ Internationals 😯7️⃣9️⃣ Goals 😱@chetrisunil11 turns into the joint sixth highest goalscorer on this planet! 🤩#INDMDV ⚔️ #SAFFChampionship2021 🏆 #AgainTheBlue 💙 #IndianFootball ⚽ pic.twitter.com/Tg4UCTPAAE
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) October 13, 2021
Even as his staff goes via a protracted lean part, Chhetri’s goal-scoring prowess stays pretty much as good as ever, which is a testomony to his consistency and dedication.

A Wonderful Gesture 🙌
Skipper @chetrisunil11 handed over his Man of the Match award to @apuiaralte45 for his good efficiency at present! 👏👏#INDMDV ⚔️ #SAFFChampionship2021 🏆 #AgainTheBlue 💙 #IndianFootball ⚽ pic.twitter.com/povTme0mZI
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) October 13, 2021
Through his wonderful journey, the lethal poacher from Delhi has performed alongside former stars resembling Bhaichung Bhutia and Renedy Singh within the nationwide staff, apart from well-known worldwide gamers within the ISL and I-League.
Notwithstanding the occasional chatter round his age and his longevity, the Indian captain had mentioned that he wished to maintain taking part in in top-flight and has not given his future any thought.
India is undefeated on this version, having earlier performed out attracts with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka after which beating Nepal. The aspect will now search for its eight SAFF Championship title when it takes on first-time finalist Nepal within the remaining.