Thursday, July 11, 2013

Scoring on a different turf - Bharat Chetri

Bet you can’t keep the Chettri’s out of the beautiful game! Off course we have India captain Sunil and then another international Nirmal, but now we’ve Olympian and former captain of the Indian Hockey team embracing football. 

Yesterday, goalkeeper Bharat Chetri was seen at the Bangalore Football Stadium turning out for Konkans in a C Division BDFA league. Chettri’s team might have lost the match, but he achieved a major feat by scoring the first goal of the match in the 15th minute. 

The news came in today’s Times of India Bangalore edition. 

Apparently, Chettri has been a regular feature for Konkans in this year's edition of BDFA league. Already played six games in different positions – right from keeping goal, playing in midfield and scoring as a striker.