Asian Cup Qualifiers: India beat Cambodia in Asian Cup Qualifiers, Sunil Chhetri scored 2 goals

Asian Cup Qualifiers: India beat Cambodia in Asian Cup Qualifiers, Sunil Chhetri scored 2 goals

New Delhi. Charismatic striker Sunil Chhetri scored two goals as India thrashed lower-ranked Cambodia 2-0 in their third round match of the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Asian Cup Qualifiers at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Wednesday. Now the Indian team will face Afghanistan, whose ranking is 150, on Saturday, June 11, in the second match in Group-D of the third round of the qualifiers.

from these 2 goals Sunil Chhetri 81 goals have been scored. He scored the second goal from a penalty in the 14th minute and then a header in the 60th minute to give victory to the 106th-ranked Indian team. Although the team had come down 65 places from themselves with the intention of registering a big win over 171st-placed Cambodia, it was defeated by a difference of two goals.

Cambodia continues to struggle
In this match played against India, Cambodia’s team did not play. India created pressure from the beginning. Although the opposition team tried to counterattack several times, it could not penetrate India’s strong defense line. During this, the Indian team was the attacker. Team India got an edge in this match from the beginning. This is the first victory of the Indian football team in the year 2022.

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‘I am happy with the win’
After the victory, Indian captain Sunil Chhetri said, ‘It feels good that we have won. We could have done more. It was very hot. It was the same for both the teams. We could not maintain our rhythm the whole time. Doesn’t want to give excuses in the match due to circumstances. It feels good to get three points in a match. But we didn’t take advantage of most of the opportunities in the match. Overall happy with the win.

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