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Defeating Kenya, take India’s Intercontinental Cup, Chhetri’s equals Messi

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11 June :- On the brilliant game of captain Sunil Chhetri, the Indian football team defeated Kenya 2-0 in the final of Hero Intercontinental Cup.

Chhetri showed fantastic sports throughout the tournament. He scored eight goals and played an important role in making India a champion.

The Indian team’s defense also performed strong in this competition of four countries and ate only one round in four matches. In addition to scoring two goals in the final, Sunil Chhetri has equaled Argentina’s legendary Lionel Messi in the highest goals for his country in international football. Messi and Chettri have scored 64 goals for their country. Players playing football are Ronaldo ahead of both of them.

Match up like this

India got the first big chance in the seventh minute when the host team got a free kick due to the foul of Bernard Oginga of Kenya. Aniruddha Thapa’s free kick came straight to Captain Sunil Chhetri who made it to the goal and made India in 1-0 in the eighth minute.

India made another good move after two minutes but this time Cheetroi did not get any support from other players. Oginga and Owella Ouching made good opportunities for Kenya, but Indian defenders foiled their attack. Chhetri gave India an edge in the eighth minute and then equalized Messi by scoring another goal in the 29th minute.

The Indian captain took the long pass of Anas Edathodica and then proceeded to retreat from the Attodo and Kibvage of Kenya. Chhetri then went on to score a goal while trying to impress the goalkeeper Patrick Matasy with his strong shot. This was the eighth goal in four matches of Chetri’s tournament.

On the fog of Oginga, 35, while captain Musa Mohammad was shown yellow card in the 43rd minute. The Indian team was 2-0 ahead of the interval. In the second half, both the teams made many good moves, but no team was successful in scoring goals.

Chhetri had scored two goals in the 100th match of the career

This cup is a memorable one for Sunil Chhetri, the star football player. Earlier, he made a memorable match for his 100th match in the league match against Kenya. India registered a 3-0 win over Kenya in this match. In it Chetri scored two goals.

Chhetri equals Messi’s match

In the list of active football players, Sunil Chhetri is in second place with Argentine legend Lionel Messi in second place. The name of these two players is now 64 international records. Portugal’s superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is at the forefront in the list of most active football players. His name has scored 81 goals in 150 matches. Chhetri and Messi are jointly 21st in the all-time list of most international goalscorer players.

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