Virat Kohli congratulates ‘champ’ Sunil Chhetri after 3-0 win over Kenya
Chhetri scored two goals in the match as the Indian team won the game by 3-0.
Updated - Jun 5, 2018 8:55 pm
Team India skipper Virat Kohli is currently recovering from a neck injury. He is racing against time to be fit for the upcoming international assignments of the Indian team. While he is off the field, he is training hard and also keeping an eye on the other developments in the Indian sports. Recently, Virat had shared a message to the fans urging them to support the Indian football team.
This request had come after the Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri had posted a very emotional message requesting the fans to come to the stadium to watch them play. Virat Kohli is known to be great friends with Sunil Chhetri. Also, the Indian cricket team captain loves his soccer a lot. He has often participated in exhibition celebrity matches whenever he has got an opportunity. And also, he owns a team in the Indian Super League, the renowned football league in India.
The efforts of Sunil Chhetri worked well and the fans indeed flocked the stands in huge numbers when the Indian footbal team faced off against Kenya in Mumbai. Interestingly, the match was also the 100th international appearance for Sunil Chhetri in the Indian colors.
He scored two goals in the match as the Indian team won the game by 3-0. After the game, Virat Kohli took to micro blogging site Twitter to congratulate the Indian team on the win. He also remarked that the last two years have been great for football in India. Kohli had his special wishes reserved for his good friend Chhetri as well. It is indeed very good to see such bonhomie between the two Indian leaders. Earlier, Suresh Raina had also wished Chhetri and his team.
Here is what Virat Kohli had to say after the Indian victory:
“The last two years have been fantastic for @IndianFootball and last night again they showed that they mean business. A great 3 nil victory over Kenya. Well done champ @chetrisunil11!! #INDvKEN,” Virat Kohli praised the Indian team in his tweet.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 5, 2018