Monday, December 6, 2021

Here’s the list of all the Captains of the Indian Football Team till now

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The Indian Football Team has a long list of legendary football players who have donned the jersey and some of them lead the team as well. Indian Football has a long and rich history.

India played their first international football game in the year 1924. The then Indian Football Team consisted of players from both India and England. After independence in 1947, India became one of the best Asian footballing nations. The Indian Football Team won the Gold medal in the 1951 and 1962 Asian games and finished 5th in the 1956 Olympics.

The Indian Football Team is now again on the rise after hitting rock bottom. The advent of the Indian Super League has created a sense of professionalism among the young budding footballers in the country.

So we take a look back at all the legendary players who wore the captain band for the Indian Football Team over the years:

  1. Gostho Pal
  1. Talimeren Ao
  1. Sailen Manna
  1. PK Banerjee
  1. Prasun Banerjee
  1. Chuni Goswami
  1. Shabbir Ali
  1. Inder Singh
  1. Jarnail Singh
  1. Mohammed Habib
  1. Syed Nayeemuddin
  1. Gurudev Singh Gill
  1. Brahmanand Sankhwalkar
  1. VP Sathyan
  1. Bhaichung Bhutia
  1. Subrata Paul
  1. Sunil Chhetri (Current Captain)
  1. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
  1. Sandesh Jhingan

Current captain Sunil Chhetri is leading the side by example. He is the fourth highest active international goalscorer in men’s football history. He has been the focal point of Indian Football for almost the last decade and still continues to wear the captain band with pride.

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