The 2018 Intercontinental Cup is a 4 teams Association Tournament match which was held at the Mumbai Football Arena In the Indian City of Mumbai between 1st to 10th June 2018 this year. The tournament was organized by the AIFF(All India Football Federation) as the piece of Senior Men’s preparation for the 2019 cup which will be going to conduct at AFC Asian Cup. Indian initially invited South Africa to come and join this greater opportunity to explore their inhabited talents but, was replaced with Kenya when South Africa denied joining. The other two nations who participated in the Tournament were Chinese Taipei and New Zealand. Indian football team was not the favourite at the start of the tournament.
The Indian Football team captain Sunil Chhetri led Indian team for a victory against Kenya with 2 – 0 Goals at the first half only. The highest score in the Football Goals history was 64 Goals beaten by Messi. Fortunately, Sunil became the Second Highest Goalscorer in the International Football after scoring two goals in the Finals against Kenya.
Sunil Chhetri scored total 62 goals in the Intercontinental Cup of his name.
Chhetri Stuck in the eight-29th minute of the match, equalling Messi’s tally of 64 goals. Its the greatest achievement in the History of Indian Football team. After defeating Chinese Taipei in the opening of the tournament, Indian team faced Kenya in their second match. The Host and Captain of Indian Team Sunil Chhetri urged and asked all Indian peoples to come and see them playing against Kenya. Accidentially, his heartfelt message went viral on social media pages and hence people reacted towards him and joined the match to cheer them up. It was probably like a fairytale story for the Indian Football team which finished with the happy endings in the Intercontinental Cup 2018. Indian Football fans cheered with their great efforts against Indian team and witnessed their victory against Kenya on Sunday at the Mumbai Arena.
Sunil’s message has gone viral to the extent, that even 24 hours before the match all the tickets including the finals and the next three encounters have been sold out. See our case study on Sunil Chhetri’s video. A large crowd of people was cheering in the ground to the Blue Tigers which led them to win against Kenya with a total of 8 goals and with this Sunil completed his 100th International game.
Fortunately, what a pleasant feeling! Thank you, India. This win is for crazy Fans who filled the sands, cheered from homes and a large group of peoples attending the match. This victory is the biggest achievement for Sunil because as far concerned about the scores in an international football game, he is now the First Runner-up after Messi. To stay updated with such latest sports stories, subscribe to our website and follow us on all your favourite social media platforms.