Sunil Chhetri wins the AIFF Player of the year once again

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Sunil Chhetri Wins the AIFF Player of the year- AIFF stands for All India Football Federation and AIFF POTY is the highest award given by this body to an athlete. Sunil has won this award for a recorded 6 times in a row for his performances for the Blue Tigers. Chhetri is the most capped player of India, with 109 matches. He is ahead of the former captain Bhaichung Bhutia (107). He once again overtook Messi in total goals scored by scoring 2 goals against Tajikistan in the Intercontinental Cup, now he has 70 strikes to his name, behind Cristiano Ronaldo (149)

Must Read: Another addition to the Indian Football Team. Sunil ChhetriThe fact that this was voted by the Hero I-League and the Hero ISL Coaches made it all the more special for him. He was grateful to his club members, coaches, fellow players, the National team staff, and the fans for their support, love, and affection. He also said that he never plays for awards, moments after being declared the winner. But yeah, he felt nice that his hard work got recognized. “This is an added motivation to do better”, he said. He also gratified by tweeting, “Overwhelmed as always by all your messages on being named the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year. I’m filled with gratitude for my teammates, coaching staff, physios, masseurs, doctors, kit men, and opponents…All of who make sure I spend as much of my time on a football pitch.”

Read: Indian Football Team to add Omid Singh.

Sunil Chhetri Wins the AIFF Player of the year

Some of the other awards were as follows:

The Best Grassroots Development Programme: Jammu & Kashmir Football Association

AIFF Award for the Best Referee: R Venkatesh from Tamil Nadu

AIFF Award for the Best Assistant Referee: Joseph Tony from Karnataka

AIFF Emerging Women’s Footballer of the Year 2018-19: Dangmei Grace from Manipur

AIFF Emerging Men’s Footballer of the Year: Abdul Sahal from Kerala

AIFF Women’s Footballer of the Year: Ashalata Devi

AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year: Sunil Chhetri

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