On 11th March, Indian football squad skipper Sunil Chhetri stated that he has tested positive for Coronavirus, an improvement that is set to manage him out of the friendly match against Oman on the 25th of March in Dubai city. The Bengaluru Football Club’s striker took to Twitter to post the update and stated that he is feeling good. As of late, the skipper has taken part in the 7th edition of the ISL. The skipper plays for the Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League. He didn’t have a decent season in 2020 as his group completed 7th position in the ISL league table after the finish of the ISL season.
His mission got over after the team neglected to make the Semi-Final rounds. Bengaluru FC’s final match was on the 25th of Feb, which Sunil played and furthermore scored a goal. The team could not make it further. Bengaluru FC registered twenty-two points in the wake of winning 5 games, drawing 7 matches, and losing 8 matches. Sunil was the 2nd top goalscorer in International football among dynamic players, scored 8 times in this 7th edition of the Indian Super League season.
A week ago, the skipper was named in the thirty-five player of probables for the impending consecutive friendly match that India would play against Oman on 25th March and UAE on 29th March. Both the venues are in Dubai. Captain Sunil Chhetri is one of the nation’s most notable football players and is the nation’s top goal scorer. He had won the ‘Hero of the League’ in 2017 in the Indian Super League. In 2017, he was declared as All India Football Federation Player of the Year.
India last played a match in Nov month in 2019, in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Afghanistan and Oman. Effectively out of dispute for the 2nd round of qualifiers match, India is planned to play 2 home games against Qatar and Afghanistan, and an away match against Bangladesh.