Sunil Chhetri’s Game Plan: How Mumbai Fell for Football

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Sunil Chhetri’s Game Plan: How Mumbai Fell for Football

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round 10 pm last night, two minutes into injury time – just when the inevitability of India’s win was threatening to overpower the continued mindfulness of the packed stadium – came Sunil Chhetri’s brace. The skipper, after being passed the ball by Balwant Singh, ran clear and nimbly chipped the Kenyan keeper. His legs revelled in their youthful fervour as the ball unflinchingly hit the goal.

India were now 3-0.

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