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Sunil Chhetri’s heartfelt message for fans after India’s Intercontinental Cup triumph

The Indian skipper scored a brace as India’s preparations for the Asian Cup 2019 got off to a flyer.

Football fans across Mumbai turned up in numbers for the 2018 Intercontinental Cup final between hosts India and Kenya, as Sunil Chhetri guided the Blue Tigers to a memorable 2-0 victory.

Sunil Chhetri thanks

The Indian skipper scored a brace as India’s preparations for the Asian Cup 2019 got off to a flyer.

Follwing the win, the 33-year-old took to Twitter to thank the fans for the support.

“What a feeling! Thank you, India! This win is for the fans who filled the stands, cheered from home and backed and believed in us. The boys and staff pulled together and now it’s time to enjoy. We regroup soon because the road is long – very long. #Champions,” he wrote on his Twitter account.

India are grouped with Bahrain, Thailand and United Arab Emirates in the tournament to be held next year. The top two teams, along with four best third-placed teams will advance to the round of 16.

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