On Sunday night, India defeated Lebanon 2-0 in the Intercontinental Cup final at the Kaling Stadium, thanks to skipper Sunil Chhetri’s 87th international goal and Lallianzuala Chhangte’s strike.
The Indian men’s football team has announced a financial incentive of Rs 1 crore from Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik for taking home the Hero Intercontinental Cup. India defeated Lebanon 2-0 in the Intercontinental Cup final at the Kaling Stadium on Sunday night to win the trophy. Sunil Chhetri, the team’s captain, scored his 87th goal in international play. Lallianzuala Chhangte also scored.
“The Hero Intercontinental Cup couldn’t have come to a greater conclusion or at a better location. I want to thank the government of Odisha for providing all of the teams that were competing with support and hospitality, as well as for staging such an amazing competition.