Morung Express – Mumbai, June 4 (IANS): Hot on the heels of skipper Sunil Chhetri’s emotional plea seeking support from fans, tickets for India’s second Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya were sold out here.

Summary

  • Mumbai, June 4 (IANS): Hot on the heels of skipper Sunil Chhetri’s emotional plea seeking support from fans, tickets for India’s second Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya were sold out here.
  • Chhetri, who will play in his 100th game for the country at the Mumbai Football Arena, took to social media and requested football supporters to come out in numbers and rally behind the Indian team after they thrashed Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the opener.
  • In his video message which went viral, Chhetri said: “Abuse us, criticise us but please come to watch the Indian national team play.”
  • “In support of what my good friend and Indian captain Sunil Chhetri posted sometime back, I want to request everyone to go and watch Indian football play.
  • Besides Kohli, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former India captain Anil Kumble also got behind Chhetri and posted messages in support of the football team on social media.


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