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India Beats Kenya In Intercontinental Cup With 3-0 Score In Mumbai

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You must have seen Sunil Chhetri’s heartfelt plea video asking fans to come to watch Indian Football matches in the stadium. It created a lot of stir and many famous sportsmen and celebrities also voiced in their opinions in support of Sunil Chhetri. And Sunil Chhetri’s plea actually worked out because the Intercontinental Cup match between India and Kenya at the Mumbai Football Arena was sold out! The 10,000 – 15,000 capacity stadium in Mumbai was filled up and sold out. If you missed out Sunil Chhetri’s video, check it out here.

 

Sunil Chhetri’s Request Video

 

It blew up virally because Indian cricketers like Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar immediately started endorsing the same on their Twitter. Check out their videos,

 

India Vs Kenya – The Intercontinental Cup

The Indian Football Captain is actually third on the list of highest active goal-scorers in International football with 59 goals. He comes after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. This match was Sunil Chhetri’s 100th and he scored his 60th goal in the match.

It was an easy win for India as they outclassed Kenya easily with 3-0. Sunil Chhetri scored two goals and Jeje scored one.

 

We promise you that if that’s the kind of support we get every time we play for the country, we will give our lives on the pitch. India, this night was special because we were in this together. Those in the stands shouting, and the ones at home cheering – thank you!

It surely was an exciting match to watch. Sunil Chhetri was amazed by crowds response to his request and upon seeing the crowd and his request acknowledge, he did tweet again thanking them in a heartwarming tweet. Here’s the Tweet.

It is nice to see other sports getting the equal amount of attention and love by fans which they deserve. It was also really nice of the cricketers and other people to voice out in support of Chhetri’s plea. What do you think about the match and the incident? Let us know in the comments below. Also, make sure you check out the inspiring story of Indian U-17 Football players and their backgrounds. Read here

Vijay Alagar
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