New Delhi: Indian striker Sunil Chhetri was awarded the AIFF Player of the Year award during the farewell exhibition match of Bhaichung Bhutia against German giants Bayern Munich in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Chhetri was handed the award by AIFF president Praful Patel in a presentation during the interval. He was handed a silver plaque and a cheque of Rs. 2 lakh.
An elated Chhetri thanked all his teammates and coaches and the AIFF for the award.
"This is an inspiration to do better. 2011 has been good for me. I had earlier received the Arjuna Award and now the AIFF Player of the Year Award. It feels nice when your achievements are recognised," he said....more
06:46 AM, Jan 11, 2012